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When It’s Time to Make You a Priority

By Keisa Sharpe-Jefferson The Birmingham Times It may be an uncomfortable thought or conversation, but there are times you simply must make you a priority. And I...

Yoga Remains a Centuries Old Tool for Self-Care

Yannise Jean www.wellandgood.com Studies prove that anxiety, stress, depression, heart disease, and other ailments affect Black people disproportionately compared to other ethnic groups, but the statistics rise alarmingly when it comes to...

Sharpe-Jefferson: Set Aside Much Needed Time for Self Care

By Keisa Sharpe-Jefferson  Perhaps you’ve heard that self-love, or loving yourself, seems selfish. Or maybe even you’ve thought it or said it aloud. Self-love, at its...

Finding peace of mind in a world of turmoil

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times Noni Leena was miserable. The Birmingham resident was suffering from anxiety and depression—“bipolar disorder” she was told—and remembers being...

Chernell Bizzell-Barnett: Black Women have ‘right’ to take care of ourselves

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Chernell Bizzell-Barnett wants to reach a group of women often forgotten when it comes to counseling. “I go after the stuff...