Personal Boundaries allow you to be in the driver seat of your own life. The dictionary defines a boundary as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” Personal Boundaries is an invisible line that expresses to others the parameters for you how you expect them to treat you and also how you […]
Career Versus Job!!!
Are you currently in a career or a job? My definition of a career is something you are trained to do via education or hands on. Not only are you trained to do it but you enjoy doing it. You are also able to explore other dynamics of your field and there is room for […]
How do you define beauty? When someone asks you what a beautiful woman or handsome man looks like what picture do you conjure in your mind? For most of us we go with the culture’s definition of beauty. This is detrimental for most of us because our culture has a very narrow definition and most […]
Depression: It’s Not Just Crying in a Dark Room
Depression has a stigma, I have to admit it. Especially in the African American and other minority communities. I can remember even saying myself, “I don’t have time to be depressed, I have a kid to raise and work to do.” Then I went through it. It took me a while to realize that it […]
Change Is Overdue!!!
Often we will hear individuals speak that change is overdue. Last night I watched the horrific video regarding the 2014 fatal shooting of 16-year-old Laquan McDonald. Mr. McDonald was an African-American. I am at a loss for words……which if you know me is pretty much impossible. As I sat there with my husband I was absolutely speechless. […]
6 Common Myths About Counselors
Over the past 13 years I have encountered some interesting myths about counselors. When I meet people in a social setting I am often reluctant to tell them what I do for a living. Of course just like a medical doctor I get some strange questions from people I meet. In this blog I thought […]
Black History Month
As an African-American, I choose to study the history of ethnic background. I do this throughout the year but even more so during the month of February. Why? Because this month has been titled Black History month. I find it odd that we do not have a Caucasian History Month or a Hispanic History Month […]