I Went to Counseling for the First Time in Four Years.

...and that's a big deal. I have been threatening to go back to counseling at least since last year.  I remember feeling like I was succumbing under the pressure of working a full time job in DC and then driving an hour to Manassas at least three times a week to perform another at least 10 … Continue reading I Went to Counseling for the First Time in Four Years.

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The Summer that Saved My Life

I've been on a break from most things this summer. Like...there was zero motivation to do anything regarding the blog or anything that required too much energy. I just didn't have it in me. I didn't come to fully appreciate mental health really until this summer when I could feel myself falling back into depression. … Continue reading The Summer that Saved My Life

A Note to You on Valentine’s Day (By You I Mean Me)

There's always something in me that breaks around this time of year. I've been actively expecting this day to roll around this year, as with every year, always resolving to be stoic and to put others before myself in order to achieve some worth from this day.  I thought I'd do the same this year … Continue reading A Note to You on Valentine’s Day (By You I Mean Me)

#NuancedExposures: Mental Health with Lisa Gilliam

Today's VLOG is a discussion with my good friend, Lisa Gilliam, about mental health.  She is a counselor by profession, a licensed minister, and founder of Celebrate Life - an annual event that uses the creative arts to spread a message of hope and educate about mental health. We had great time talking and sharing … Continue reading #NuancedExposures: Mental Health with Lisa Gilliam