Carrie Fisher the Warrior Princess who Gave Me Hope

Today, in some bizarre twist of fate, the moment Rogue One began to play on the screen, my Apple watch flashed the breaking news, Star Wars icon, Carrie Fisher, dead at 60. Her big, beautiful heart just stopped beating. Just like that, she was gone and all the air was sucked out of my lungs. [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Categories: Entertainment, Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If Amanda Bynes is Mentally Ill She’s in Danger of being Locked Away and so Are You

Last week, I read in the Daily Mail that Amanda Bynes' doctors are seeking to have her held in a psychiatric facility for up to one year and force her to take medication. ONE.YEAR! 365 Days of her life. Her doctors were planning to ask a judge to allow them to hold her for up [...]

By | October 20th, 2014|Categories: Entertainment, Mental Health|Tags: , , |0 Comments

I am Robin Williams

As I sit here, I am saddened no I am devastated by the suicide of Robin Williams. I am, however, not shocked. I want to scream and cry and I am mad. Pissed off that this f*cking disease has stolen another brilliant mind from this world. He was a genius, with eyes tinged with sadness [...]

By | August 11th, 2014|Categories: Mental Health, News|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

The Hidden Dangers of Juicing

Are you a fan of juicing? A couple weeks ago, I watched the documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead and obviously, related a little too much. I immediately wanted to start juicing as a way to incorporate more fruits and veggies into our every day diet. The fact that I have read that juicing helps [...]

By | March 24th, 2014|Categories: Health, Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

How to Say No & Not Feel Bad about it

You know what no one teaches us as children? How to say NO! Sure we may say "no" for a few years in obstinate defiance as children but soon, that is beaten out of us ( not literally but we are told over and over again that it's not nice to say no!) We are taught [...]

Mentally Ill Teen, Keith Vidal, Shot & Killed because Officer Had No Time for That

The family of 18-year-old, Keith Vidal, called their local police for help when their son was behaving erratically during a schizophrenic episode last Sunday night. The 18-year-old from Boiling Spring Lake, North Carolina, was first tasered by two police officers and on the ground when shot and killed by a third officer, Bryon Vassey, from [...]

Coming Out of the Closet & Having a Hard Conversation

I watched this TedX video of Ash Beckham and she reminded me that hard is hard and we truly all do have our closets that we live in. Me, I've had a few. Unfortunately, they shroud you in shame but better the devil you know, right? Rejection is the worst and no one wants rejection. [...]

By | November 12th, 2013|Categories: Confessions, Mental Health|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Why No Woman Will Ever Be Good Enough

I read a post written recently by Petra Collins titled Why Instagram Censored My Body. You need to read it. Petra’s instagram account was for the crime of posting a photo of herself from the waist down in a pair of bikini bottoms. She had not had a bikini wax. There was no Borat like [...]

By | October 22nd, 2013|Categories: Mental Health, Women's Issues|Tags: , |2 Comments

The Problem with Miley Cyrus is Robin Thicke

Okay, Miley Cyrus, I get it you are not Hannah Montana. After last night’s VMA’s everyone is wondering just what the hell went so wrong in Miley Cyrus’ young life that warranted last night’s performance.  Was she over the top? Absolutely. Was she embarrassingly crass on stage? For sure! Has she not enough bootie to [...]

By | August 26th, 2013|Categories: Mental Health, Parenting|Tags: , , , , |15 Comments