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January’s Focus

There’s a popular saying that January feels like a very long year. Although it has thirty-one days like July, August, October, and December, January always feels as if it’s the longest month of the year to me. Do you feel this way about January, too? I used to dread January because of how slow the …

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Centering Mental Wellness and Healing for Black Women: Q&A with Rowana Abbensetts, Founder of Spoken Black Girl

In today’s blog post, Pray with Our Feet founder and freelance writer Emelda De Coteau interviews Rowana Abbensetts, founder and editor-in-chief of Spoken Black Girl. The two discuss Rowana’s work in mental healthcare awareness for women, Spoken Black Girl‘s latest work, and Rowana’s upcoming book Departure Story. I caught up with my good friend Rowana …

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How are you doing?

How are you doing? Last week, I had planned to share new content, but after last Wednesday’s horrific mob attack on Capitol Hill, I decided it was best to reschedule my posts for a later date. It was difficult staying focused last week. Did you feel this way, too? I normally don’t share political posts …

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Why I Decided to Go to Therapy

I hesitated to write this post because it’s a very personal topic for me. I wanted to discuss my experiences with going to therapy, but it frightened me to open up about it on my blog. I had this fear of being judged or that I just couldn’t put all of my thoughts together. Well, …

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Four Ways to Make Time for Reading

I’ve always had a great love for reading. When I was a kid, I didn’t have any problems with making time for reading. For me, reading was better than watching TV. It allowed me to use my imagination and discover my creativity. I remember I used to love checking out books from my school library. …

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How are you doing?

Hi. It’s been a little while since I’ve written a piece for Good Life Detroit because I was taking a brief social media break. How are you doing? I hope you, your family, and loved ones are doing well during this challenging time. I know things are scary and uncertain and everyone is just trying …