As mental health becomes a more mainstream topic, especially with younger generations, it can be easy to get lost in the shallow displays – social media showing nice images and messages about depression, body image, etc., admittedly I am drawn to, can be overwhelming or almost numbing; how can I engage with this topic in […]Read More A Hard Gal: A Rebel Woman
In our current society of being open with mental illness and documenting our individual ‘journeys’ with it, I came to a realization a while back: Did I truly know who I was, who I am, and who I will be without my mental illness? Am I showing my authentic self? It’s a confusing, and even […]Read More Depression Isn’t a Personality Trait
My therapist asked me to write this. As a quiet child I’ve always kept my feelings and emotions to myself, never to completely show them to others. Ironically as a baby my parents told me I was the most emotional of the three of us, always crying and prone to screaming sessions and tantrums, breaking […]Read More I feel, Therefore I Am…Aren’t I?
Every Mikkle Mek a Mukkle at Mukkle Thrift https://gabsi77.wordpress.com/2019/01/21/every-mikkle-mek-a-mukkle-at-mukkle-thrift/ — Read on gabsi77.wordpress.com/2019/01/21/every-mikkle-mek-a-mukkle-at-mukkle-thrift/ A great post on one of the many groups making thrifting not only accessible in Kingston but also something fun. I hope this movement can grow across JamaicaRead More Every Mikkle Mek a Mukkle at Mukkle Thrift
First I’d like to say thank you to all who have sent their support and suscribed, it really means a lot to me. I never imagined the amount I would get. If you know me well enough, you’d know that I’m a very giving person, it’s my way of showing love. I’ll give my time, […]Read More Tend to Your Own Garden Before Helping Others
I hope everyone has a lovely and safe 2019. Thank you to those who have a followed the blog so far and I hope you keep going and I’ve never been someone who celebrates New Years, or to make resolutions, but I do try to make goals, whether big or small. For 2018 my […]Read More New Year, New Growth
Everything you do has purpose, whether you recognise it in the moment or not. I want this place to have a purpose, whether as a means of self-care, to learn from others, maybe even inspire others who read this. Admittedly, since I graduated from college in 2014 and came back home , my mind has […]Read More Purpose in the Planting