“Nothing is worth your mental health.” – Unknown.
Working at home five days a week always was a dream of mine. I knew I wouldn’t miss the hectic commute, busy office, and time spent away from my family. When COVID-19 happened, I was grateful to have a job still and to be able to work from home. Finally, my dream came true! What I didn’t anticipate were the constant instant message pings, emails, and meetings. It took a toll on my mental health. The days started running together, and I began to feel burnt out. That’s when I knew I had to take a break. I had to completely step away from my job for a week to gain my sanity back. Continue reading Reflections: Make Time For Your Mental Health
When I was little, I feared there were monsters under my bed and in my closet at night. I imagined they were hideous creatures who wanted to scare or do harm to me as I slumbered peacefully at night.
Where this notion came from, I am not exactly sure. It might have stemmed from my parents joking how the Bogeyman would visit me if I didn’t behave, my brother watching scary movies like The Wolf Man and Dracula around me, or my Christian roots and learning about Satan (also called the Devil).
In any case, my fear of monsters continued for quite some time before I un-masked the real monsters in the world. Continue reading Reflections: The Real Monsters
“Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” cast member Arkansas Mo — real name Maurice Fayne — was arrested and charged with federal bank fraud charges stemming from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). According to the Department of Justice (DOJ), Fayne allegedly spent desperately needed money for American small businesses affected by COVID-19 on lavish, personal expenses. Continue reading Reality Star Arkansas Mo Charged With Bank Fraud
A few years ago, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle captured the world’s attention when they got married in St George Chapel at Windsor Castle. Roughly two years later, they have our attention again. This time they are shaking up the British monarchy with a bombshell announcement about their intentions going forward.
According to Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s website, sussexroyal.com, the couple plans to step back from royal life so that they can achieve a progressive new role and work to be financially independent. They will continue to serve Her Majesty The Queen, The Monarchy, as well as the Commonwealth; however, they will spend their time between the United Kingdom and North America. Continue reading Prince Harry and Meghan Stepping Away From Royal Life?