Tag: Self-Care

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Save Yourself

My last year in college I dated this guy and for the most part he had his life together. I remember questioning what my purpose was in the relationship because I couldn’t help him. It’s as if my value (to myself) was dependent upon how much I could help him. Fast forward some years later when I graduated with my master’s degree. There was … Read More Save Yourself

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This is an Emergency

Just about every financial expert encourages us to save for an emergency. For the most part, they’re talking about home repairs, unexpected bills and even job loss. But a few days ago I experienced a personal emergency that nothing to do with bills. I had a breakdown. I had an uncontrollable, emotional breakdown. It was fight or flight and I chose flight because I … Read More This is an Emergency

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Revolutionary

These days taking care of yourself is revolutionary. So I implore you, if you can take time off from work, take time off. Oftentimes we’re pulled in so many directions it’s hard to know where to turn. And now more than ever some industries are going into overdrive. It’s as if folks have forgotten there’s a pandemic going on and that the continued murder … Read More Revolutionary

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New Life

We don’t know when this will end. Experts are saying we might be in this state, to some degree, until 2021. I don’t know about you but that’s a lot to digest. As the weeks roll by and the days merge together I’m starting to realize that I have to figure out a way to live during this time. It’s crazy. For the longest … Read More New Life

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Holiday Single

Yesterday I had conversations with two different people about what it’s like to be single during the holidays. Both discussions were centered around companionship or a lack-thereof. After spending many holidays single and even alone, I’ve managed to come up with some ways that have helped me get through and even enjoy the holidays. Here’s what I’ve done that has worked for me… On … Read More Holiday Single

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