depressionisreal Depression is real. You need a support system in your life.

Karyn Washington, blogger and social media maven

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Depression is real. You need a support system in your life. 

About a week ago, the world lost a bright star when blogger and social media maven Karyn Washington committed suicide. This beautiful and caring young woman was a mere 22 years old and in those few short years she made a powerful impact on so many people in the world.

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Being transparent about depression

Being transparent about depression is hard. Being transparent about depression is necessary. If you are grappling with feelings of depression please know that you are not alone. I once fought against depression and suicidal thoughts as well. 

[Disclaimer:  I am not a therapist nor a counselor. I am a survivor sharing her thoughts and experiences.  The National Suicide Prevention Line can be reached at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)] 23DayOfLight Being transparent about depression

Years before I was diagnosed with breast cancer,

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Join Pushing Lovely and me on the #DayOfLight, Wednesday, February 5th. We are taking to social media to bring depression out of the dark.

Depression is something that many breast cancer survivors have to deal with. Being diagnosed with breast cancer and going through the subsequent treatments is overwhelming and traumatic. For many of us, we feel isolated and alone and that can lead to a downward spiral.

Read More » willowwhipmyhair I whip my hair back and forth...
Unless you’ve been living under a rock or something… you’ve probably heard that Willow Smith, daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith has a blazing hot new single called “Whip My Hair”. She is a fiesty 9 year old girl who has stolen my heart with this wonderful little tune. Why? Because she reminds me to be present… and to be happy to be an individual.

Whip my hair is about being an individual.
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