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The purpose of my blog is to present mental health issues in a way that’s easy to understand. With this understanding, my hope is that you learn more about yourself and begin to grow.

Understanding Racial Trauma

Being an African American and constantly experiencing racism under a system controlled by the majority population that literally hates you because of the color of your skin is hard. “In a nationally representative sample of adults in the U.S., perceived racial discrimination was associated with a lifetime history of major depressive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder… Continue reading Understanding Racial Trauma

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Understanding How To Advocate Within The Education System

Today’s interview is with Naomi Studevan, owner and founder of Advocacy Unlimited LLC, her mission is to provide parents with the ability to navigate the education system in a way which provides their child with the educational and behavioral health services needed to succeed in school. ​In this interview Naomi and I discuss some of… Continue reading Understanding How To Advocate Within The Education System

Understanding The Compulsion To Repeat

We sometimes find ourselves in the same relationship, meaning we are always having the same problem but with different people. On the surface the problem may even seem different because it may manifest differently, however the root of the problem always seems to be the same. Self-awareness is key to fixing any problem, in order… Continue reading Understanding The Compulsion To Repeat


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