THE talk.

We need to have the talk … not the talk, but about something that is so common in today’s society: depression.  Maybe it’s because it’s one of those touchy subjects nobody likes to get into, we ignore it.  Quite frankly, that’s the problem. Some of us are raised with the assumption that if we don’t [...]

You’re doing amazing, sweetie.

Lately I’ve been feeling ... doubtful. Don’t get me wrong, I’m human and it’s completely natural. I can’t ever really find a specific reason as to why I feel the way I do, sometimes I find myself thinking about all of the, “what if’s,” instead of sitting back and letting God take care of it [...]

I’m good love, enjoy.

I wear a plethora of hats; I’m an aunt … a sister, a daughter, a babysitter, a friend, a confidant,  a full-time employee … a writer, a dreamer and everything in between. At night, when I take off all those hats, I am simply, “Alana.” Sometimes, I get so caught up in taking care of [...]