Articles & Blog Posts

Sending Love

I'm sending you LOVE! ❤ Like Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small.  My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.” So,...

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What is Narcissism?

Psychology Today indicated that the hallmarks of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) are grandiosity, a lack of empathy for other people, and a need for admiration. People with this condition are frequently described as arrogant, self-centered, manipulative, and...

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Fear of Vulnerability

I'm frequently asked why do we hide the beauty of our vulnerabilities. My response is always the same, because we are scared. We are scared that it will provide us with access to the depths of who we are, and we are not yet prepared to deal with. I believe one of the...

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I Am Good Enough

Other's consistent and continuous judgement and criticism can easily begin to erode our sense of self, and begin creating internal issues of self-judgement and self-worth. Let me be crystal, I am not talking about self-evaluation to see if our beliefs and actions...

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Ebony Spectrum Interview

I was interviewed by Mr. Rick Adams on Ebony Spectrum on 88.3 FM WRCT Radio to  discuss my career, background, journey from Jackson, MS to Pittsburgh, as well as my beliefs on mental health care and relationships. ....

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Dad, I Miss You…

Today, like most days (especially on Father’s Day, the day of his passing and his birthday), I grieve the passing of my father. So on this Father’s Day, I decided to share a snapshot of who my dad was with those of you that didn’t have the pleasure of knowing him and...

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Joy

"What is joy?" This was a question recently posed to me, and I had no idea how to answer. I hadn't spent much time or energy thinking about the value or importance of joy. I spent the first half of my life striving to have a successful career and sustainable life for...

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