I remember going to make pottery or being a "body-guard" for my grandmother during events when I was little. I thought the nerve of these events to not have any snacks, coloring books, or TV to watch. Why would anyone come to an event without food? To this day, I'm still not sure why. In… Continue reading Managing Trauma for the Kids (Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day)
Yesterday was the hardest day of the year for me...I got fired. I just started a new job last Friday closer to home and based in Miami! I was so happy about not having to commute an hour to and from work and that I would be working with adolescents struggling with Substance Abuse. It… Continue reading You’re Fired!
Today in our society, there is a stigma associated with expressing one’s thoughts and opinions, especially if you are a part of the Black & Latino community. I was inspired by a conversation with a friend of mine that explained to me the Kaepernick situation that took place. A simple bodily gesture done during a… Continue reading We Were Created to Express Ourselves