“My life’s cake consists of — I’ll draw it while I talk — family and friends. Body: going through fever, recovering from trauma. Mental: It’s really silence. With three kid under 11 years old i’m known to go into my closet a lot i wrote songs in my closet on the ground in the dark if i go to a tv studio in anywhere in the world, my first question is usually, “Is there a room with a door that I can close the door on? Where can I go in minutes just to catch my breath and recharge my batteries. ‘
“Then there’s the expression. Much of my depression comes from my inability to express my sadness, grief, and anger. Usually, a grief or loneliness, or a number of thoughts. The mistake was on my mind really, very young and I just continued to believe it, even though it was never true.Feeling that I’ve handled enough is important and that. It can include venting with friends, artistically expressing emotions, designing something.
“Marriage is a big one. It’s tough with three kids, but my husband, Souleye, and I try to hide as much as possible.
“Always take care of my business and my finances: I feel like [the] patriarchy only pats women on the head – especially artists. I was shamed for taking care of my money and ashamed for not taking care of my money. You can’t win! So I just kept showing up.
“Mind rest: engrossed in TV. Time floats, wanders. Mind wanders. As an artist and philosophize, I couldn’t get those ‘messages’, for lack of one. better term, if everything is cramped, including my mind and environment, so just having time to sit Easier said than done last year with three homeschooled kids — my eyes are glazed!
“Another thing is to make sure I’m in the public eye to be served. I also have each child in a life pie.
“Grooming: It’s been a big deal for me. And God bless, having a newborn and breastfeeding, and getting a bath once in a while is a luxury.
“I’m an essential oil alchemist. Breathing has really worked for me too, because shallow breathing constantly sends messages to my brain that I’m in a constant state of emergency. keep fighting or running I stack 5 bottles of delicious essential oils and then take a deep breath with each bottle. Sometimes I feel like I want to pass out, but that breathing work is life. Created by Penny Frances Apothecary really beautiful products, [like] Rose Geranium and Hibiscus Botanical Mist. Living Libations by Nadine Artemis: She Ruled. And sue! I am a balm queen. One of my favorites is Monastery’s — Attar Floral Repair Concentrate.
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