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

Mental Health Awareness: Anxiety

Hello beautiful readers! This week I want to start off with a topic that I’m familiar with. Today I want to talk a little bit about anxiety. Yes, many today are dealing with anxiety on a daily basis. But what it anxiety? I’m not a professional but I’m here to share what I do know and what I’ve researched. Let’s get to it. What is … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness: Anxiety

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

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month!

The topic that started it all! IT’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH! I’ve been waiting for this month to come around! Last year I wrote an article discussing “Mental Health Awareness Month: What is Mental Health?” My very first post! I can’t believe it’s been a year! There’s so much to talk about when it comes to mental health. This subject is very important to me. … Continue reading It’s Mental Health Awareness Month!

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: The Effects

Earlier this week we discussed the different forms of sexual assault. Today I would like to share how it effects the survivor, mentally and physically. Down below are a list of physical and mental illnesses that survivors can develop: Mental Illnesses: Depression Anxiety PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) Personality Disorder Attachment Issue Shame Guilt Extremely Fear Physical: Bruises Cuts Broken Bones Knife Wounds Chronic Pain that … Continue reading Sexual Assault: The Effects

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

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: What is Sexual Assault?

In the month of April there are 3 topics I would like to bring awareness to. Today I will be discussing about one of them. I would like to take the time to discuss about sexual assault. What is it? What is Sexual Assault? Sexual assault is a sexual act that is performed without consent. In some states it is defined as “rape.” The #1 … Continue reading Sexual Assault Awareness Month: What is Sexual Assault?

HT: The Victims and Survivors

I know in my pervious article I mentioned that there will be a few articles about those that have been trafficked, but there’s so much to talk about when it comes to this subject. And with many topics being discussed in the month of April, I was able to briefly break it down into one article. Let’s begin: I was scrolling through YouTube one evening … Continue reading HT: The Victims and Survivors