Poem: “No Real Meaning, Maybe, but Hurry, Before the Curtains are Drawn”

"No Real Meaning, Maybe, but Hurry, Before the Curtains are Drawn" Life is beautiful. Even with the scars, Even with the traces of dirt and blood in my fingernails, I am still, Like the sky. Life brings murder, And steals our joy While stroking our pain So, I will keep dancing like a fool in … Continue reading Poem: “No Real Meaning, Maybe, but Hurry, Before the Curtains are Drawn”

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“Girls on December Nights” (poem)

We laid in bed This time, we landed on my let-out couch on my living room floor nothingness that felt like something and nothing at the same time but as a Black girl, sometimes, we take what we can get because we are denied so much so I made what you were willing to give … Continue reading “Girls on December Nights” (poem)

Got Goals? From Social Media to Actual REAL LIFE

I hate to bring social media to my blog! But, I promise, it is for good reason. Something just placed this on my heart really heavy to share with you all. In my last blog, I talked about "to-do," lists, mainly for a Bipolar person, like myself. However, all people can take something from this, … Continue reading Got Goals? From Social Media to Actual REAL LIFE

A Bipolar’s Path to Healing – Our “To-Do” List for Life

Even if you are not Bipolar like me, suffer from a mental illness or are in any kind/form of health treatment like I am, I truly believe that self-reflection is key to survival, and vital to having true fulfillment in our lives. My next appointment is tomorrow with my therapist, and I aim to come … Continue reading A Bipolar’s Path to Healing – Our “To-Do” List for Life

{WATCH THIS} Cecilia and Schizophrenia – MindFULLness 101

Schizophrenia is an illness that I, personally, am still learning about.. BUT, for ages it has been ridiculed, and those who suffer from it are often times misunderstood, shamed and abandoned by their family, friends and society. LET'S DO BETTER. WATCH AND LISTEN TO HER STORY BELOW.  (*Click the Link!*) https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1170316896403622&id=591976210904363 #MENTALHEALTHMATTERS Until the next … Continue reading {WATCH THIS} Cecilia and Schizophrenia – MindFULLness 101

“Podcast of the Day: To Meditate and Better Manage Your Mental Health”

If you are looking for a convenient way to escape crappy mainstream radio, meditate, calm down, relax your mind, self-reflect, learn and all the while be entertained, I will ALWAYS recommend listening to podcasts. Right now, I am subscribed to almost 100 podcasts and I absolutely love them all. It is probably one of my … Continue reading “Podcast of the Day: To Meditate and Better Manage Your Mental Health”

LIVING IN THE MOMENT – Being Present With Bipolar Disorder

99% percent of the time, I am NOT HERE. I may be looking you dead in the eyes during a conversation, dancing at a party, laughing at somebody's bad joke, or in the middle of sex with (who knows, really Lol) at night. But, I am not there. I AM NEVER HERE. My body exists … Continue reading LIVING IN THE MOMENT – Being Present With Bipolar Disorder

Tis’ the Season – Managing Your Mental Health During the Holidays

© Since December 7, 2016 (All Rights Reserved). The holidays are always bad for me. It's my favorite time of the year, and yet, I always struggle to enjoy it. As I learn more about my mental illness, and about myself, I am still trying to come to grips with what causes me to feel … Continue reading Tis’ the Season – Managing Your Mental Health During the Holidays

“You Trippin’, Trippin’:” Why Mental Breakdowns Are Not Funny (And How You Can Help)

© Since December 7, 2016 (All Rights Reserved). I remember when I was at CVS, ringing up a customer during my shift and my heart started racing - beating out of my chest, out of control. I got hot, sweaty, nervous, paranoid, agitated and could not stand or sit still. I started breathing deep, practically … Continue reading “You Trippin’, Trippin’:” Why Mental Breakdowns Are Not Funny (And How You Can Help)