A look at Black men and Depression

The topic in question was depression and how it is affecting Black men. Furthermore, it discusses the stimga of shame attached to those feelings. As a Black woman myself, I have observed that my community tends to avoid seeking mental health services. It is great that someone is having an open and honest discussion about the fact that the Black community could benefit from reaching out for help and that it is ok to do so.

A Culture of Emasculation?

DON’T LET HER EMASCULATE YOU! Be strong! Be confident! Be a man! Hello…go check out a beer commercial and imitate. Just kidding. Well, kinda. I’m just wondering what happened to the guy who can have an opinion. Believe it or not guys, sometimes we like a little dissent (and this is coming from a admittedly obstinate woman). And a little …

JEALOUSY: Are you a victim or are you using your tool wisely?

Well if you have ever given in to the monster of the green-eyed variety, do not despair too too much (just a little). While it is true that jealousy most often arises from feelings of insecurity and low self-esteem (boo!), an article from O, The Oprah Magazine (click here to read), indicates that some jealousy can be positive for your relationship. In fact, it seems that a little jealousy can reignite a stale partnership and remind your partner that you are hot stuff.

Words to think on…

Live with your whole being all the days of your life. Your reward will be true happiness. –Rebecca Thomas Shane

Icky day? Watch this!

Yellow smiley face figure on the beach (I call him Wally) wants to invite you to join him in his place of contentment. Want to take a few minutes to relax and not worry about a thang? Click here.

Words to think on…

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. –Marcus Aurelius

Good News of the Day!

1,224 pound cupcake lose in Michigan!   The world’s largest cupcake (Vanilla with pink frosting), comes in at 1,224 pounds and is resting somewhere in Royal Oak, Michigan. Click here to check out the article. This voluptuous and sexy thing took 12 hours to bake and included 800 eggs and 200 pounds each of sugar and flour. My sweet tooth …

Words to think on…

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” —Henry Ford

Good News of the Day!

Free Entrance to all National Parks this weekend! August 15-16th     Don’t miss out! This weekend the normal rates of up to $25 for entry have been waived at all 391 National Parks in America. They are also reported to be offering discounts on all goods and services so take advantage! For more info, click here.   This little …

SUFFERING THE BLAHS? HELP HAS ARRIVED

Ever woke up feeling BLAH? That unexplained ooookie, gross feeling of discontent? Well, there is a name for it besides the ominous sounding “BLAHS” and it is SAD, an acronym for Seasonal Affective Disorder.