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

Where I’m Going

Being a blogger and starting a small business isn’t easy, but I know this is where I want to be. I enjoy writing, sharing information, and learning daily. Blogging has allowed me to express myself in a way that I wouldn’t be able to do in person. At the age of 15, I knew I wanted to start my own business, I just didn’t know … Continue reading Where I’m Going

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