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The Power of Vulnerability: Quotes from Brene’ Brown (Part 1)

Brene’ Brown’s The Power of Vulnerability is a 6 session presentation that I listened to on Audible. Her work is so impactful that I’m simply sharing the quotes and notes that I took as I listened. Social media can create the shame-based fear of being ordinary. “I think we’re tired of being afraid.” “I work really hard just to wake...[ read more ]

Memoirs of Mental Health: Margaret Trudeau

I recently added a new category to this blog, Memoirs of Mental Health. Other articles in this series include mental health insights gained from: Actress, Jenifer Lewis Authors, Laleh Chini and Samuel Pollen My own story Today, I want to share some insights that I gained from mental health advocate, Margaret Trudeau. She’s the former first lady of Canada and...[ read more ]

What are Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder?

This is week 5 of a 5-part series that I’ve been doing on some of the most common mental health conditions. Past articles in the series include: Depression Anxiety The bipolar disorders ADHD Today’s post is about panic attacks and panic disorder. I touched on the topic of panic attacks briefly in week 2 (anxiety); however, it requires further discussion...[ read more ]

Memoirs of Mental Health: Jenifer Lewis

I've always wanted to write on the topic of Black mental health stigma but never had the courage. Today, I'm excited to share some insights that I gained from a memoir that I couldn't help but share with y'all. Jenifer Lewis is most recently known for her role as the sarcastic (and hilarious!) grandma Ruby on the TV show, Blackish....[ read more ]

What is ADHD?

This is week 4 of a 5-part series that I’m doing on some of the most common mental health conditions. Past articles in the series include: Depression Anxiety The bipolar disorders Today's post is about ADHD, which has three types and stands for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.  ADHD, predominantly inattentive presentation (formerly known as ADD) This type of ADHD includes the following...[ read more ]

Managing the Depression Puzzle: A Book Review

Today, I'm excited to share a book review for Managing the Depression Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together, by Ashley L. Peterson. Ashley is a mental health nurse, mental health advocate, author, and blogger. Today, I will share some of the highlights of Ashley's latest book, which is being released today. Purpose of the Book Managing the Depression Puzzle is basically a...[ read more ]

What are the Bipolar Disorders

This is week 3 of a 5-part series that I’m doing on some of the most common mental health conditions. Past articles in the series include: Depression Anxiety Today, I'm going to share about the bipolar disorders. In my opinion, these disorders are some of the most misdiagnosed and misunderstood. It's not uncommon to hear someone say, "I'm/you're so bipolar"...[ read more ]

What is Anxiety?

This is week 2 of a 5-part series that I'm doing on some of the most common mental health conditions. For last week's post on depression, click here. Generalized Anxiety Disorder It's safe to say that if you're reading this, you've experienced some form of anxiety (worry, fear, dread) in your lifetime. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is one of the...[ read more ]

What is Depression?

This week's post is the start of a 5 week series where I will discuss some of the most common mental health disorders. Here's the lineup for the next few weeks: Depression Anxiety Bipolar disorder ADHD Panic disorder Major Depressive Disorder It's no secret that everyone feels sad sometimes. Major depressive disorder is what occurs when sadness begins to take...[ read more ]

Video: EMDR Therapy Explained

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