Author Archives: tsansai

How to make 2018 your year *for real this time* (FREE goal-getting formula inside!)

[10-min read]  Greetings loves! Wishing you a peaceful, reflective, focused and fun year-end. I’m sharing some quick tips based on my 2017 life lessons and notes to self. I write a lot of these when I journal and I believe they’ll also help you create the life you want in 2018. The focus for me next year […]

Inner View: The Healthy Workplace (interview with Tambourine Army’s Black Sauna Radio)

Greetings loves, Happy Monday! Today’s post is another quick one and my second interview with Tambourine Army / WE-Change Jamaica’s Black Sauna Radio podcast. (You can listen to the first one here in case you missed it). I’m honoured to have been re-invited, representing my blog this time (heyyyyy) and we had a nice little […]

Interview on Black Sauna Radio: The mental wellness of lesbian, bisexual and transgender women

  Happy Monday loves, Wishing you an amazing, productive, memorable week filled with blessings. Today I’m happy to share with you an interview I did with Black Sauna Radio last evening. It’s a podcast initiative spearheaded by WE-Change JA / The Tambourine Army and I was invited to represent JaMHAN—Jamaica Mental Health Advocacy Network— to […]

On #selfcare: 10 ways to love yourself when times get tough

Author’s Note: An open letter to myself about self-care practices, also applicable to anyone who needs it. (5-minute read)   Hello lovely, As I sit here on this bench feeling the sun and wind, grounded… connecting, I can’t help but feel at peace. It’s a good feeling, comforting. Especially after having quite a rough time […]

Gleaner Letter of the Day | Clacken’s death lesson on mental-health awareness

Greetings lovelies!  Sharing this letter with you, published yesterday, that I wrote and submitted to both The Gleaner and the Jamaica Observer about the execution of Haile Clacken. The Gleaner dubbed it Letter of the Day, while the Observer published it in full and I’m honoured they both did, as this is a conversation that really needs […]

Consultant/Lecturer/Radio Host Gerry McDaniel Talks #Mentalhealth, Stigma (& what The Bible says about it)

  Hi lovelies, happy new week! For today’s #MentalHealthMonday post I’m happy to share with you a very insightful message I received by way of a WhatsApp broadcast that was forwarded to me by a friend, and a short interview with its author, Gerard ‘Gerry’ McDaniel— lecturer, consultant and host and producer of RJR 94 […]

Struggling with mental/emotional issues? Here’s why more therapists recommend ESAs (guest post)

Editor’s note: Happy Friday loves! May the weekend bring you lots of good times, good company and respite. Today’s guest post comes to you from Brad Smith of Therapy Pets on a subject that I’m very passionate about and can personally vouch for – emotional support animals. If you’re new here, you can read this […]