Raised by a Single Father: The Love

Even though my dad had his struggles, I knew he did his very best to provide us with what we needed. It’d get us through the week or months. My dad was raised by a single parent. My lovely grandma Eva (I will talk more about her later). He also felt how it was to be raised by a single parent. I knew he did … Continue reading Raised by a Single Father: The Love

Raised by a Single Father: His Struggles

For those of you that personally know me, know I was raised by a single father. Let me tell you, it wasn’t easy raising 4 children alone. I’ve seen my dad going through quite a bit while growing up. Here are a few things I saw my hard-working dad go through. Financially: Growing up we didn’t have a babysitter to watch us. We watch ourselves! … Continue reading Raised by a Single Father: His Struggles

Building Friendships with Older Ones

We all have those group of people we call friends or family. We keep in touch with them regularly and we make ourselves available to spend time with them. But take a look at your group of friends. Do your friends range in different age groups or do you tend to stick those within your age range? For me, my group of friends are much … Continue reading Building Friendships with Older Ones

Fall Brings Peace

As I mentioned before, Autumn/Fall brings me peace. I’m going into detail on why it brings me peace. My anxiety on a daily is to the roof. I get anxious, I worry constantly, I replay events from my day where I could have done better or I should have said this or that, and from the moment I wake up to the moment I hit … Continue reading Fall Brings Peace

Expanding My Knowledge

It’s a start of a new month. That means Mental Health Awareness Month has came to an end. But remember mental health awareness doesn’t end at the end of May. It is a year round awareness! Remember to continue spreading awareness about mental health and see what you can do for others in your community and for those in your own household. Due to my … Continue reading Expanding My Knowledge

Schizophrenia Awareness Week: Myths and Facts

Yesterday, May 13, 2020 marked the first day of Schizophrenia Awareness Week! Last year in 2019 I wrote an article that means a lot to me about “Someone Close” that lived with schizophrenia. It was definitely difficult to see and probably one of the hardest post to write. At the time I didn’t realize it but now that I’m older I see the signs. Today … Continue reading Schizophrenia Awareness Week: Myths and Facts

April 29, 2020 is National Denim Day

TODAY IS NATIONAL DENIM DAY! What is denim day you might ask. Earlier this month I discussed about a topic that many of you might remember reading. National Denim Day is a event were many people wear denim jeans to raise awareness about rape and sexual assault. Well how did denim day come about? Here’s the story. According to research this took place in Italy. … Continue reading April 29, 2020 is National Denim Day

Sexual Assault: Different Forms

Hello there readers, I hope you all are stay home, staying healthy and had a chance to read about last week’s article on this topic “Sexual Assault Awareness Month: What is Sexual Assault?” If you had a chance to read it, we discussed what is sexual assault? This week I will take the time to talk about the different forms of sexual assault. Let’s get … Continue reading Sexual Assault: Different Forms