Emotions can be complex, but when we take time to recognize their source then amazing things can happen. Our eyes can be opened and we can reframe our negative thoughts into positive actions.
Challenging Thoughts to Live the Life You Want explores life design as a model to reframe thoughts and challenge dysfunctional beliefs.
“The ends you serve that are selfish will take you no further than yourself but the ends you serve that are for all, in common, will take you into eternity.” Marcus Garvey My advocacy began at a young age. Mostly caring for my Magic Nursery doll, Danielle. My younger sister decided to take a lit … Continue reading The Road to Advocacy and Justice
In July 2020, I decided that I wanted to increase my social media engagement and also take time to journal because I wasn't consistent. In the midst of a pandemic and graduate school, I needed to do self-reflection and work on forgiveness. One book that encouraged me to start the journaling process was The Book … Continue reading Moving Forward through Journaling
My life experiences have taught me some valuable lessons. Some of the experiences I wish I'd never gone through but I learned something nonetheless. Recently I've been organizing and participating in online workshops with my friends and colleagues on social justice issues and our role as social workers. It's great to be able to unlearn … Continue reading The Trauma Wasn’t Worth It