My Pursuit to Happiness through Self-Love and Positivity

Originally Published by the National Urban League Young Professionals for the Mental Health Month 2020 Blog Series:   I define self-love as a conscious decision to commit to personal worth, awareness, and happiness, without compromising ones’ well-being to take care of others. Essentially, M.O.E. (Me Over Everything). I know that may sound a little selfish,... Continue Reading →

Untitled: Black Lives Matter

"Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe."-Frederick DouglassWe're crying, do you see our tears? We're screaming, do you hear our voices?We're angry, do... Continue Reading →

Quarantine Day Fifty ‘leven, Hour Umpteen

**Insert relevant quote***-Sherrell Y'all, I lost count for what day or week or month of quarantine we're in. I don't even have enough energy to find a quote for this blog post. I'm just.....tired...and I realized, on quarantine day fifty ‘leven, that because I'm so tired I have to put extra effort in getting myself going.... Continue Reading →

Breathing Exercise

Breathe deeply, until sweet air extinguishes the burn of fear in your lungs and every breath is a beautiful refusal to become anything less than infinite. – D. Antoinette Foy   With all thats going on in the world, its understandable to find yourself feeling a bit overwhelmed. Just take a minute. Literally 1 minute... Continue Reading →

My Week of Non Sense & Corona Virus Thoughts

I think the world should unite and focus on strong health systems to prepare the whole world to prevent epidemics [and social chaos] - or if there is an outbreak, to manage it quickly - because viruses don't respect borders, and they don't need visas.-Tedros Adhanom Perfect visual of how this week has been🙃.    ... Continue Reading →

Happy Social Work Month

"It is a privilege to be able to bear witness to someone’s story when they may not have had the chance to tell it before."– Lindy Alexander Social WorkersWe are in hospitals coordinating care. We are in courthouses advocating justice for our clients. We are in the schools helping students achieve academic success. We are... Continue Reading →

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