• Social Media Overload = Frustration, Anxiety, and Depression?

    I begin to think about the simple times…

    It brings me back to where I was raised. I grew up in the projects in the Bronx. Edenwald, to be exact. Unfortunately, it gets a bad reputation. But it shouldn’t. I remember loyalty, community (no matter the color) and fun.

    There was no internet or social media. For low-income families such as mine, we had the opportunity to go the housing authority to get free cheese…it was delicious! Ahhh, when do we forget the simple times?

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  • Is Good Advice Worth It To You?

    Have you ever had an experience where you regret what you said? Perhaps you had wished to say what you were thinking? Do you have ways to change your reactions to others?

    As often as possible, I like to share what I learn. Self-development is important for me to learn new ways in relating with others. As a yoga teacher, I’ve learned to listen more with compassion. However, there are times, where it’s extremely difficult to do. In unpleasant discussions, you might encounter harsh words from a family member, colleague or friend. No matter how old you are, words hurt.

    Reactions and Actions Create Emotions
    What do you want yours to be?

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  • Gaining Perspective

    Here’s Why It’s A Healing Tool

    Recent physical and emotional challenges gave me no choice but to do one thing. I had to gain perspective. The switching of my mindset was incredibly difficult. I don’t know if I was able or willing to do so.

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  • Guest Speaker: Administrator’s Forum

    As May marks Mental Health Month, I’m proud to be a speaker at the Administrator’s Forum at the Florida Council for Community Mental Health. On May 18, I’ll be presenting Social Media Recruiting and Building Culture in Orlando. I have a tremendous respect for the mental health industry and truly humbled to be a presenting at the conference. There have been valuable conversations on mental health and I have taken great pride in creating this presentation.

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