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September 23, 2019

September is Suicide Prevention Month

In between the person and the tool are feelings & emotions, signs & symptoms...Are we seeing? Asking? Listening?...Do we even know? Want to know? Ask yourself, "What is I AM to those who feel hopeless?" What lies after the "..."?  W...

August 5, 2019

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending a Men's one day conference with my brother at the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church. The guest speaker for the conference was Devon Franklin...author, movie producer, minister, and husband of Megan Good. 

At the event I o...

May 22, 2019

There's always been a stigma and misconception that something has to be wrong with you to go to therapy. That you're weak if you go to therapy. 

I use to hear people make jokes when I was younger that "crazy" people go to therapy. Before I started my healing journey bac...

April 19, 2019

If you haven't read, I AM a Black Man Pt.1, I encourage you to for a little context. For those of you that have, I thank you!

Part 1 I was speaking to the Black Man, I know the Black Man......I was speaking to my younger self, a Black Man. Being inspired by Nipsey Hussl...

April 8, 2019

I hesitated whether I would even address this situation due to the fact of the sensitive nature and how it affects my energy, but I decided otherwise. This blog post is inspired by the tragic killing of Nipsey Hussle.

Black Man we need to heal! The anger that was held t...

June 4, 2018

"Therapy breaks you down to build you back up." 

That's what I tell people when they ask me about my experience with therapy. I figured out the "break you down" part after one of my first therapy sessions. That night I cried the whole 30 minute drive home. I remember di...

January 18, 2018

This sticky note sits on my laptop 24/7. Besides it being an affirmation for me, for the first time in my life I actually believe it........

When I was little I wanted to be a song writer like Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds. I use to always hear how great of a songwriter Baby...

December 28, 2017

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), known as winter depression or other mood changes due to the holidays can be difficult for everyone this time of the year. Whether having a continuous battle with mental illness or not. Many people experience a serious mood change when...

October 24, 2017

I AM Grateful for my blog. I AM Grateful for my writing ability. I AM Grateful for the support I receive. I AM Grateful for the people I help. I AM Grateful for my healing. 

Being Grateful is something I definitely had to learn and I AM still learning to this day. I pra...

August 31, 2017

Forgiveness is the key to healing, especially self-forgiveness. Dealing with depression, forgiveness will be one of the first steps you will need to take to heal. Depending on your circumstance the people you are going to have to forgive may vary, but there is one pers...

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