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My Therapist Taught Me: Overextending Was My Trauma Response

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Photo by Jakayla Toney on Unsplash My Therapist Taught Me: Overextending Was My Trauma Response As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Tanya Jefferies put attending therapy on her vision board for the past eight years. But she never followed through. Eventually, circumstances caused her to finally prioritize her mental health. For the last story of #MyTherapistTaughtMe series, Tanya speaks…

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My Therapist Taught Me: Make Peace With Uncertainty

My Therapist Taught Me: Make Peace With Uncertainty

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My Therapist Taught Me: Make Peace With Uncertainty As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com   Caron, a child prodigy and classically trained vocalist, began therapy as a teenager. As a woman who lives with anxiety and major depressive disorder, she’s been in therapy consistently for more than 20 years. During our conversation, she shared why everyone needs access to…

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Black Women and Mental Health: The Pressure to Say We’re OK When We’re Not

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Photo by Claudia Wolff on Unsplash Black Women and Mental Health: The Pressure to Say We’re OK When We’re Not As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com When would you say you noticed that you were having feelings of anxiety that were a little more intense than they should be? College was when it started getting noticeable for me. I’ve…

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How to Stay Forever Young!

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source by Julia Austin via MadameNoire.com Nobody can stay physically young forever (unless you know of some witchcraft we don’t). Sure, there are things you can do to look a bit younger. But eventually, age catches up with us all. A fifty-year-old may find ways to look 39 but if you’re lucky enough to turn 85, well, you’re just going…

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This Woman Says #SaggyBoobsMatter & We Couldn’t Agree More

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Chidera Eggerue by @michaelatphotos for @blogosphere_magazine By Erickka Sy Savané If you’ve ever felt bad because of saggy boobs, this one’s for you Boo! Continue Full disclosure, my boobs started sagging when I was in high school, maybe even sooner. I was a chunky kid who grew out of her weight by high school so when the weight dropped, so did my boobs….

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