Striking a Balance between your Career and Personal Life

Our careers and personal lives are like two roses in the garden of our lives- both have the potential to be beautiful and are essential to our growth. The only complexity arises from the fact that they thrive on the same time and when we focus too much on one, it grows at the detrimentContinue reading “Striking a Balance between your Career and Personal Life”

Rethinking the “Whiteness” of Your Skin Tone!

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings It’s just the amount of ‘melanin’ (skin pigmentation) in your skin…Yet, it has come to denote an entire culture, mindset and way of life….Does it matter how black or brown you are? And ifContinue reading “Rethinking the “Whiteness” of Your Skin Tone!”

4 Healthy Habits You Should Add To Your Daily Routine

Goals (dreams without goals, keeping track of goals, knowing your destiny and dream, daily, weekly, monthly, yearly) Dreams without goals are just dreams. Think about that for a second, every day you are doing some sort of task without any planning. Do you think, this random daily routine of yours will get you close toContinue reading “4 Healthy Habits You Should Add To Your Daily Routine”

The Mental Health Series: An Introduction

Meet Sandra Smith It’s the summer of 2012. Twenty-three year old Sandra Smith walks out of her small shack of an apartment. “It’s going to be a bad day.” She mutters to herself. She takes a longer route to the train station to avoid running into more people than she feels necessary. She arrives justContinue reading “The Mental Health Series: An Introduction”

What is Mental Health and Why is it So Important?

Ever heard of the term Mental Health and not been sure why it is used and all the things it entails? Well, simply explained, one could think of it as the physical and physiological health of the brain. It includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being and affects how we think, feel, and act.  InContinue reading “What is Mental Health and Why is it So Important?”

What the Coronavirus Taught Me about Myself!

And so it came! Up until now I had only seen it in the face of constant news updates, public safety measures and anxiety. However, 20 days ago I began to feel mild symptoms and 2 days into it I realized, the Coronavirus had hit home! Once I was sure of my symptoms, there wasn’tContinue reading “What the Coronavirus Taught Me about Myself!”