How Fitness Boot Camp Is Saving Me

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The relationship you have with yourself, sets the foundation for every other relationship you have in your life….It all boils down to how much do you love yourself? -Shelah Marie, Meditation Mixtape   Last week I started attending a fitness Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: Self Care is a Form of Survival

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Greetings, I spent my weekend doing the minimum and appreciating the little things like resting, dancing in the mirror, going to the fruit stand, and cooking. However I felt guilty about taking time from my work, yet nothing happens overnight Read more

#FancysThoughts: Can I Be Crazy For a Minute?

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A few months ago, I shared what my life is like living with a mental illness in Let’s Be Real Society’s syndicated article “Fresh Air”. While writing my part, I thought nothing of it. I described what it was like Read more

Fancy Finds: Shelah Marie’s “Meditation Mixtape”

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After recently co-writing Let’s Be Real Society’s syndicated article describing what it is like to live with both anxiety and depression, I hit a bout of depression. To be honest, I get depressed everyday around 1pm and I don’t know Read more

#FancysThoughts: Listening For God

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If you know me, you know I’m a stickler for rules, or I used to be until I realized the world is not black and white, but I used to seek solutions in people, because people are always suggesting to Read more

Transformation Tuesday: Michelle On How She Recovered From Her Attack During Basic Training

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My story begins during basic training,when I was sexually assaulted by a male soldier. I never knew who my attacker was, but i can describe him exactly. He burst into my room and grabbed me and forced me down on Read more

How Can I Be Depressed?

Don’t fret. Depression is very common. Many will experience some type of depression in their life time. Depression is a serious mental disorder that shouldn’t be ignored. A major depressive disorder is defined as a persistent low mood that is accompanied by low self-esteem and by a Read more