Entries by Erin

5 Ways to save your coins in 2020

A new year usually means new beginnings. I’m sure we all have our goals or resolutions for the new year as usual. Many of us are heading to the gym to get our health in order, changing our diets, and decluttering our homes, but what shape is that pocketbook in? Being broke and in debt […]

How I combat seasonal depression

It’s the time of year when the weather is cooler and the days get a little darker. During this time, many of us go through a bit of a seasonal mood swing. If you didn’t know already, seasonal depression is a REAL thing.

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Self-care is more than a hashtag

Besides the constant talks of maintaining our mental heal, self-care is the next topic that’s all the buzz amongst millennials these days on social media. The popular hashtag has been overused and misunderstood for a while now. When most of us think of self-care, we think of expensive pedicures, Instagram worthy vacations, and things we […]

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8 Tips to Simplify Your Laundry Routine

Laundry is no one’s favorite thing to do. I use to avoid it at all costs. Washing was the easy part, but folding was a whole other story. You couldn’t pay me to fold laundry…Well, maybe you could. After settling into a new apartment, I decided to tweak my daily routine and take charge of my household chores. So, I’m here to give 7 tips to simplify your laundry routine.

The Discovering Strength Podcast

It’s official! This girl has her own podcast, ya’ll! They finally put me on the program! lol No, but seriously, I decided enough was enough! I’m no longer walking in fear, but I’m walking in FAITH with EVERYTHING that I do. I’m not waiting until the first of the year to do it either. I’ve been […]

The Truth About Summer Visitation

For the first time in what seemed like forever, my daughters were off to visit with their dad for a whole two weeks and girl, I was a complete mess. I held myself together up until the week prior to their departure. I cried at the most random times. I was tired, angry, frustrated, and just confused. I had never had this amount of time to myself away from my girls and I was feeling it.

I needed more than prayer. I needed a therapist.

Six months ago I began going to therapy. I can truly say that it’s been one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life; right next to uprooting my family and moving across the country. I decided to break the stigma of a black Christian woman going to therapy. There was just entirely too much I’ve carried that was worthy of unpacking.