May 9, 2018

I purposefully placed Takers first rather than Givers because often we are involved with Takers in our lives more than Givers. When we begin to search for and desire things in others that are not being fulfilled we encounter “Takers”. Persons who take everything that y...

April 20, 2018

Self-medicating

I figured it would be a total buzz kill if I addressed the unhealthy and inappropriate use of substances rather it be prescription or illegal substances on today 420 ( Get High Day). We have all heard that marijuana is a gateway drug that often leads to...

April 10, 2018

I have discussed this topic in many group sessions and now I feel compelled to share with others. Typically, the name of this discussion is “Knowing when to remove your messy diaper”. This concept goes like this. Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of potty training t...

April 10, 2018

As I was walking down the hall at work, the morning announcement came on. Some days I miss it but today what I heard really got me to thinking. I understood what was being stated and I wanted to share with as many people as I could. There were many positive affirmation...

April 5, 2018

April 4, 2018 MLK 5O… A Dream

Today it has been 50 years since Dr. King was assassinated. Dr. King came to Memphis to advocate for Sanitation workers who were being treated unfairly. His desire to help others resulted in him dying at a young age leaving his family in a...

March 31, 2018

This statement was made to me by someone years back and it has stuck with me since that night it was shared. Such a profound yet simple phrase. You can’t unscramble eggs means there is no changing or controlling some else’s thoughts, emotions, or behaviors. Trying to d...

March 31, 2018

Being a parent is by far one of the hardest jobs ever created for man or woman. Parenting essentially comes with no real written instructions or rules. How you are supposed to learn how to be is a parent is by the example your own parents provide for you. If you have t...

March 30, 2018

Relationship goals is a trending topic or hashtag on many social media sites that I read. I can appreciate the desire to have healthy relationship goals. Is this achievable? Is this realistic? The answer is absolutely!!!!What did these couples have to learn or “go thro...

March 30, 2018

Often times the severity of mental illness among minority communities is misunderstood. I have heard consistently for many years that depression is not a real issue and it is not as important as more severe and more recognizable illnesses such as Bipolar Disorder or Sc...

March 17, 2018

What comes to your mind when you read these two words Acceptance and Accountability? These are two words that keep many of us shrouded in depression, shame, and guilt. Being unable to accept “things” or hold yourself and others accountable can be a detriment to the emo...

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