Reconnecting with the Woman in the Mirror

  Reconnecting with the Woman in the Mirror I have always found myself running behind and taking care of others. That is the type of person that I am. I strive off acknowledgment and the idea that I make a difference in someone’s life. I want to be the person that people could depend on. It wasn’t until my depression got the best of me … Continue reading Reconnecting with the Woman in the Mirror

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Redefining Who You Are: Reclaiming Your Labels and Living for Yourself

“Don’t let nobody tell you what to do.” “Be a leader, not a follower.” Growing up, especially in the African American community, we have heard these “proverbs” all our lives. We were told at a young age to not follow the crowd, to march to the beat of your own drum. But no one ever warned us of the scrutiny that would follow if our … Continue reading Redefining Who You Are: Reclaiming Your Labels and Living for Yourself