Dr. Mya’s Blog
The world of mental health and substance abuse is more than clinics and recovery housing. Dr. Mya Speller Cullins strongly believes that there are many creative ways to raise awareness, remove the stigma, and conquer the challenges. Her blogs bring insight, wisdom, and food for thought. Both for those in the fight and the family and friends that support them.
Dr. Mya’s Cooking Corner
Fruit and Yogurt Parfait
Ingredients Vanilla Yogurt Fresh Raspberries or Strawberries Fresh Blueberries Granola Honey Directions Step 1: In a glass, mason jar, or mug, place a few tablespoons of vanilla yogurt. Step 2: Next add a layer of fresh strawberries. Step 3: After the layer of...
Ingredients · Penne pasta Salt Olive oil Fresh veggies including red onion, carrot, broccoli, bell pepper, yellow squash, zucchini, tomatoes, and garlic 2 tsp dried Italian seasoning 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1/2 cup shredded...
Tuna Lettuce Wraps
Ingredients: 1 Can of Tuna (6oz) 1 Head Romaine Lettuce 1 Large Tomato Mayonnaise Black Pepper (To Taste) Sea Salt (To Taste) Directions Step 1: Drain can of tuna. Step 2: In a bowl, mix together your tuna, mayo, pepper, salt, and tomato. Set aside. Step...
Cheese & Crackers with Fresh Fruit
Ingredients: Crackers of Your Choice (Choose whole grain for added fiber) Pre-cut Cheddar Cheese Cubes (cheddar, pepper jack, and colby are great options) Red or White Grapes Directions Step 1: Remove crackers from packaging. Step 2: Remove cheese cubes from...
It’s a Balancing Act
Being a mom, serial entrepreneur, consultant, and more has caused me to understand first-hand what it means to have a busy schedule. I am a workhouse and love to be productive. However, I’ve also learned that I cannot consistently give to my family, friends,...
Special occasions can bring a rush of excitement for many. However, we sometimes find ourselves anxious and overwhelmed by them. It’s important to remember that the true meaning of family gatherings is all about faith, family, and fun! Much of the dreaded special...
Mental Health & the Entrepreneur
As a mental health expert, I’m often asked for mental health tips for moms, church leaders, families supporting someone in recovery, etc. And while all of the above-mentioned groups need real-life strategies to deal with their mental health. I wanted to take some time...
As we are preparing to enter a new season physically, I want you to prepare to enter a new season in every aspect of your life. Change and transition is never easy, but it is always necessary. Stagnation is a sign that something in your life is not progressing or...
Handling Crisis in a Healthy Manner
In light of the Coronavirus outbreak, it is important that we take time to check our mental health status. For many, the idea of working from home indefinitely, not knowing when another paycheck will be mailed, or living in a constant state of fear about health...
COVID-19 In the Black Community Is this a new “Black Plague”?
At the end of 2019, the year ended in the U.S. for many people as expected. Off in what seemed like the distance, we heard of Coronavirus becoming widespread in Wuhan, China. We watched in horror as we witnessed them shutting down schools, businesses, and the like....
As long as there have been families in the world, there have been secrets. Secrets can have a negative connotation, but they are not always a bad thing. For instance, planning a surprise party for someone should remain a secret until the honoree’s special day arrives....
Death to Suicide
Hello everyone! I’m hoping you are well and are gearing up for an amazing year! With such much going on in our world, I thought it’d be great to talk about suicide. It’s not a pleasant subject, but one that must be discussed. With the increase in school bullying and...
The Angry Christian
Are Christians supposed to feel anger? Is it ok for us to get upset and frustrated? As a mental health expert and a certified Anger Management Specialist, these are questions I am often asked. First, I want to let you know that the answer to the above-mentioned...
Life Without Nygil
The Fight for a King
Dear Nygil, If I can be honest, today is not a good day for me. Not at all. I had my plans for the day and took some time to casually scroll social media. Man, I got more than I bargained for this morning. I quickly became emotional, wiping salty tears from my cheeks...
Life Without Nygil
Dear Nygil, Life without you is so hard. I can’t believe I’m even typing this right now! On that fateful day, what should’ve been just a fun night out for you, ended up being your last night here on this earth. When I was told the details of your last moments,...
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