Why Maia Campbell’s Illness Isn’t Funny

Like most people, I have seen the video of Maia Campbell that has unfortunately gone viral. If you're reading this and you've seen it, you probably saw a video of a former actress begging for crack. If you've seen it and you laughed, you need a wake-up call. Maia Campbell has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and this wasn't the first time one of her episodes have been … [Read more...]

Mindfulness Activities for Kids

We live in a world that is plagued by constant stimulation and it causes us to act in ways that probably even surprise us at times. As adults, we can get easily agitated, angrier, and overwhelmed when we don't intentionally focus on shutting our brains off. So, imagine how our kids feel if we don't provide them with the tools to do the same thing? When children are … [Read more...]

5 Reasons You Should NOT Be Everything to Your Kids

Moms are some of the most passionate people I know, especially when it comes to our babies. At any point, we are ready to be our kid's playmate, help with school projects, be their biggest cheerleader and even fight for them, if we have to. So many moms work to become everything their kids need in order to shelter them from any potential storm; be it fear, loneliness, sadness … [Read more...]

How Education Affects Mental Health

In this episode of Mental Fitness Matters, I had the opportunity to chat with my lifelong friend, Vincent Hunt. Vincent is an American Innovator and Entrepreneur and Ceo/Founder of Creator's Camp. Creator's Camp is a year-long program designed to expose K-12 students to science, technology, engineering, art, and math. In this chat, we talk about the importance of … [Read more...]

Faith and Mental Fitness With Sara Holder

I really enjoyed my conversation with the beautiful model, Sara Holder. I had the opportunity to meet her when she walked in Let's Get Mentally Fit's, Style Therapy fashion show in September.  She was not only very professional and poised, but there was a sincere sweetness about her that was captivating, and I knew I wanted to book her for Mental Fitness Matters. After speaking … [Read more...]