All tagged self care
The year may be coming to an end but you always have time to check in on you. You owe it to yourself.
I’ve wanted a “do over” for black womyn—one that allows us to thrive in this world—for a long time.
Therapy is about YOU and a therapist’s job is to help you explore and challenge your thoughts and emotions, but remember - you are the expert on yourself.
I spent this year reclaiming my time and you need to make sure you do the same.
Our toughest and hardest battles turn out to be our biggest testimonies.
Boundaries aren’t just about what you don’t like, and they don’t always have to deal with negative things. They are physical, emotional, spatial, sexual and spiritual parameters in which we govern ourselves and how we expect others to interact with us; they are both healthy, and sometimes, unhealthy. The problem is, a lot of the time, we know what we don’t like, but we can’t fully articulate the why behind it.
Back then, losing the weight wouldn’t have been enough. I had body image issues for as long as I can remember, and I knew I needed to change my attitude about my body and its beauty in order to regain myself.
The only person who can take care of yourself is you, and that means, you have to be brave enough to tell your employer that you need mental health days so you can continue to be a positive and productive member of your team.
I think we as black woman are raised with this idea that we are invincible and can come
to everyone’s rescue and the true is, we get weary too. Day in and day out we bare the
brunt of life and continue on like nothing is wrong. It’s not right but sometimes that’s just
how it works out.