I am a Failure

I am a FAILURE! I’ve failed more times than I can remember  Yet, I’ve never stopped trying. Even when crying, Drowning in a pool of tears Created from the many years of do-overs  And sleepless nights – constructing my battle plans. Plans to win, never ever wanting to lose.  I’m entitled to first place, right? …

Mind Versus Me

HerI have been here before; on different days, but definitely at this same spot. Everything is familiar; the whispers are so loud in my head that I want to jump out of my skin. My mind is at war with me. I wish my mind and I could make amends and become friends but my…

Mental Care-Liberia

Mental Care-Liberia Background Mental illnesses are silent, yet dangerous problems that have penetrated society and are slowly ruining lives, like any physical illness could. The anguish of Liberia’s mental health status is an age-old tale. Since the founding of Liberia, we have managed to successfully operate just one mental health hospital and after over 30…

Darkness, My Old Friend

I am the epitome of a morning person. I don’t wake up particularly ecstatic neither do I wake up grumpy, I just wake up. I wake up slowly, feeling my breath and life course through every limb and tendon in my body. I feel my soul open her eyes and luxuriate in the precious gift…

Mister Anxiety

Dear Anxiety Pain lives inside of me, Like a raging fire hugs a lost soul. Reaching out to quench my anxiety, I found that my roots weren’t deep enough. Learning to give back to my truth; Mister anxiety whispers, “hey, lost souls wander forever; I ain’t done yet.” A big drop falls from my eyes….

Addiction

Addiction: Fresh followers You’re always welcome, Kill emotions Like you never felt them. Addiction: Any religions and creeds, Any shade of skin, Whether your six hundred pounds, Or tiny, frail and thin. Addiction: Everyone’s friend, The equal-opportunity affliction, Accepting all candidates, Addiction: Open arms to the loser, Elite intelligence, Get played as the fool. Addiction:…

We Shall Overcome

To quote Maya Angelou “Life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some humor, and some style.” Life never gets easier so you should as well just get stronger. Don’t let the mixed signals string you along. Indecision is a decision. You know the rest. So how…