A Call for Prayers Because I Am Writing Every Day in March

It's March and 25 days out until my birthday. Forever and day when I reflect on what I can do better it has always been: write more. But being the queen of procrastination I find every which way to never get around to it. To the point, that for the best two years I've almost slowed down on my writing to the point of stopping. Sans the writing and research I do for my YouTube videos, I've entirely let my blog and writing for publications go to the wayside. The work I do on YouTube is great (and time-consuming) but
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Mental Health

On Dealing w/ Anxiety + Depression | #SmartBrownGirl

Since discussing loneliness and the "Strong Black woman," where I discussed my own issues with being diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder when I was 11 years old and opened the platform for women (and men) of color to more comfortably discuss their own mental health, I have been receiving a lot of questions about what I do to maintain my anxiety and panic disorder. I was slow to discuss this as a video topic and then slow to write the (more detailed) blog post because this is a very sensitive and personal subject. As in personal for each person. And
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