TL;DR: Sometimes upsetting or difficult things happen in life. Those events can lead to stress. Too much stress over a long period of time can lead to disease. Facts. So Aisha is eliminating unnecessary, self-inflicted stress for 50 days to see what effect that has on her health. The Joyful Manifesto I, Aisha Adkins, hereby … Continue reading The Joyful Manifesto
Love is in romantic songs and candlelit dinners, yes. But love is also in stricter gun control. Love is in comprehensive diversity and inclusion curriculum. Love is in increased access to mental healthcare for all.
This year, I feel called to live my best life amid all of this newness.
In case you don't know, I'm a full-time caregiver. I take care of my mom during the week and most weekends because she has dementia. Ever since her diagnosis in 2013, people insisted that I need to "get out" more, "have a life," and be a "normal young adult." So, when weekends come around and … Continue reading Find Your True Joy
It was happening. I was finally meeting Melissa Harris-Perry.