Cheers, 2017 is here. Happy New Year to you all! At the beginning of each new year many of us make resolutions. Mostly, resolutions are geared towards your personal needs and/or preferences. What is going to improve your current lifestyle, to aid in making you the best you, you could possibly be? Our resolutions are […]
Remembering Dr. King
This year on January 16, 2017 we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., for his remarkable contributions not only for African- American but for all mankind. Dr. King was a true humanitarian. His selfless acts along with others provide me with opportunities that most likely I would not have without their stance, blood sweat and tears. […]
What A Shame!!!
Yesterday I was watching the news and the following story caught my attention…..my first response…..What A Shame….my second response was young lives wasted lives. According to ABC news two high school students (girls) were arguing in one of the girl’s bathrooms located at Howard High School of Technology in Wilmington, Delaware early Thursday morning. Witnesses […]
Are You Codependent?
Has someone said, “You’re so co-dependent?” “I can’t take it, you’re so needy!” and you begin to wonder “Am I? What does this mean for me and my future?” Simply put, being co-dependent means the relationship you are involved in is one-sided, as you are willing to sacrifice your happiness and emotional health for the […]
Stress and Self-care
With the elections coming up, I have become more and more aware of the state of the world, or at least the state of these United States. Who would have ever though that Donald Trump with be a candidate in a presidential election with a possibility to win? Certainly not me. Just watching these debates […]
Exercising Your Right to Vote!!!
Craziness is in the air……it could only mean one thing, election year is upon us! I have a had a few conversations with younger generations as well as a few with older generations and I was somewhat surprised with my findings. On average most of the younger generation did not know all the candidates running […]
Formation by definition means to get into line There seems to be a new rave around Beyoncé’s new song Formation. I really do not see what the hype is all about. I can see the significance of the Super Bowl Halftime Show and I understand that it was the anniversary of the black Panthers. I […]
Women’s Expectations of Themselves
Women are being sold a bill of goods and most of it buy it without questioning if its good for our mental and emotional well-being. It’s the bill of goods that mass and social media is selling us. I have often found in my counseling work and in my social life that women’s expectations […]