Mental Health

Highly Functional and Mentally Ill: What You Don’t Understand

Highly functional in the realm of mental illness is typically described as someone who has many symptoms of a mental illness or is diagnosed with a mental illness but continues to work and live life in a somewhat "functional" way. When I met my therapist, she described some of the patients that she typically works… Continue reading Highly Functional and Mentally Ill: What You Don’t Understand

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I still suck my thumb, I date black men and 3 other secret facts about me

Yeah, sooo people really seem to enjoy secrets about people. I can't blame you. I love them too. I want to know what makes someone relate to me, what do we have in common, what is our shared "thing". I don't shy away from being an open book, I am who I am. I am… Continue reading I still suck my thumb, I date black men and 3 other secret facts about me

Mental Health

Overstimulated and Obligated: 6 Tips For The Holiday Party Season

"Do I really HAVE to go?..Okay fine I am going but I am only staying an hour" It's that time of year where you get invited to allll the holiday parties and you're like wow I really don't wanna fucking go..right? Maybe its a work party, maybe its a family gathering, maybe its just friends.… Continue reading Overstimulated and Obligated: 6 Tips For The Holiday Party Season

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“Put It In God’s Hands” Commentary From Working With The Black Community in Mental Health

"Don’t talk about it, pray about it." "You’re gonna pay to talk to somebody? Talk to me for free." "Put it in God's hands." "They don’t need to know all your business, you trying to open a case?!" These are some common responses I’ve heard in my field of mental health with minorities,  specifically within… Continue reading “Put It In God’s Hands” Commentary From Working With The Black Community in Mental Health

Mental Health

3 Signs Your Job Is Negatively Impacting Your Mental Health and Questions To Ask Yourself

I have been in jobs where I feel like my creativity, my voice and my autonomy were been stifled. I have been in roles where I feel like I have "permission" to flourish and lead. I obviously prefer the latter. I am a High D High I (Disc Profiling Explained) and require a certain amount of… Continue reading 3 Signs Your Job Is Negatively Impacting Your Mental Health and Questions To Ask Yourself