As a woman of color who struggles with mental illness challenge and controversy has become a theme in my life.
Overcoming the Fear of what Others Think.
Fear - An unpleasant feeling triggered by the perception of danger, real or imagined. First, Happy one month to Behind Her Smile! I was extremely fearful of starting and being persistent with my blog. Fear of people not being interested, me not reaching people or impacting them in even the slightest way and ultimately the… Continue reading Overcoming the Fear of what Others Think.
Her Year in Review.
2018...I'm ready for you!
How I learned to accept my diagnosis and grow from life changes.
Inner Critic vs. Coach
Self-Talk. Something we all do even when we aren't aware it's even happening. What is self-talk? It's those thoughts, positive or negative, that help us get through our day. Inner Critic. Negative self-talk that gets us nowhere. It puts defeating and damaging thoughts in our heads that negatively affect how we view others and ourselves.… Continue reading Inner Critic vs. Coach
Personal Development – Passions and Ambition Pursuing
Do you love what you do everyday? Do you have dreams and aspirations to do something else? What is it? How are you going to get there? You'll probably need a pen and paper for this one. A lot of self reflection will be taking place! About six months ago I asked myself these questions after… Continue reading Personal Development – Passions and Ambition Pursuing
Forming and maintaining healthy (romantic) relationships has always been a downfall of mine. I don't think it's necessarily one thing that has caused this, rather a plethora of things. When things didn't work out I would usually blame myself more than I would blame my counterpart especially the older I got. My freshman year of… Continue reading Loving Her.
The HER behind the smile.
My first blog post on Behind Her Smile! I can't wait to hear from you all!