Category Archives: WC and MGM blogs

This smoothie will make you smile, feel healthy & have great skin…

Great news guys, I finally just created a YouTube channel! I’ve been promoting #MentalHealthMeals on Instagram for a while now and even though I’ve posted such recipes before, I haven’t exactly been consistent with them so I’m changing that this year. I made this green smoothie yesterday and it turned out awesome so I did a […]

One month later: Reflections on ‘A Day in the Life of a J’can lesbian’

(Six minute read)  —An example of the kind of backlash the post garnered. Happy New Year! May 2015 bring you nothing but happiness, peace and prosperity. I urge you all to use this first week as a time of reflection, introspection and preparation for the coming months. It is customary for me to do a […]

A day in the life… of a Jamaican lesbian

               I had planned to write/publish this post tomorrow, but I’m so appalled that I’ve decided to post it right now. Up until about three hours ago, I’d been having a pretty uneventful day. Woke up at noon, walked my dog, had lunch, then spent the greater part of the afternoon searching for a welcome […]

Aisha Thalia speaks: My mental health story, Internet trolls & more

(10-minute read) Editor’s note: Hey everyone! Last week I interviewed the beautiful model/ philanthropist/teacher (and more, believe it or not) Aisha Thalia so we could all get to know her a little bit, (if you missed it, just click here to catch up). Today we’re delving into much more serious issues, like her battle with […]

Meet Aisha Thalia – educator, model, activist & more (Pt 1)

(Six-minute read) Editor’s note: Happy weekend! *cue confetti* today, Friday, October 10, 2014 is World Mental Health Day and I have a lot to share about my upcoming endeavours around the issue here in Jamaica in the coming weeks. I should have been hosting an event in Kingston today, similar to the one currently happening […]

How body image affects your self-esteem… and why you shouldn’t let it (Part II)

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(A six-minute read) Editor’s note: Can you say overdue? This post is part 2 of a two-part feature where real people share stories about their body image/self-esteem issues, remember part 1? Yeah, I know, that was months ago… sorry about that. Luckily for all of us, you might just find part 2 even more interesting […]

Reflections: 25 questions to ask yourself before 2013 ends

Hi guys, Season’s greetings! (Albeit a tad stale). Since I don’t know what you celebrate, I hope the ChristmaHanuKwanzaa season has been good to you 😉 Anyway, most of you know that I’m always reflecting, always seeking opportunities for self growth, balance and improvement, (read: here) and with the year ending soon, I thought it […]