Category Archives: depression

What Do You Do If You Wake Up and Crave Change?

Sometimes, you reach a point where you’re just done.

It happens to us all at times. When it happens to men, it tends to be referred to as a “mid-life crisis” – but all that is is a way of saying someone has become fed up with their life as it is now. Male or female, we all occasionally have moments when the life we have carefully pieced together feels mundane,

Read more

Race, Depression, Reflections

I have been unusually quiet when it comes to recent events in the news. Not due to lack of knowledge or an opinion. So many have so poignantly said what I felt that the words I thought of didn’t seem to compare. I’ve liked, shared, retweeted, favorited and reflected.

From the senseless murder of Mike Brown – an unarmed African American male  in Ferguson, Missouri – to the death of Robin Williams bringing talks of suicide and depression to every day conversation.

Read more

#DayOfLight – Awareness, Action and Support

Join Pushing Lovely and me on the #DayOfLight, Wednesday, February 5th. We are taking to social media to bring depression out of the dark.

“That’s the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it’s impossible to ever see the end.” ― Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation

Depression is definitely something that should not be taken lightly or brushed off. 

Read more

Spirit of Thankfulness

I’m posting my Thankful Thursday blog a day early because I will be enjoying my day with my wonderful extended family. My prayer is that you all have a wonderful holiday as well.

Let’s not let the spirit of Thanksgiving last for one day or one season. As hectic as life gets sometimes, it does help to sit down and count your blessings to realize just how blessed you are. I think back at where I was emotionally,

Read more


I’m the first to admit that I am far from perfect. I’m actually way on the other side. Those that know me well know that I am one of the first people to admit my faults and maintain that I am definitely a work in progress. With all that being said, I will admit that I embrace the “divatude” mentality. What is that? Well, for different divas it can mean different things. It’s the way I carry myself.

Read more