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Growing Up with Domestic Violence

The 90’s for me was a time of the best music, film, and all around popular culture. It also has significance to me because that was the time I was born. Born into a broken family, with a brother from another father and a young single mother who spent all of her weekdays either at … Continued

About Lakeisha Angelika

Based in Toronto, Ontario — Lakeisha Angelika is mental health & wellness freelance blogger, with a background in Psychology. She shares informative and helpful articles on ways to boost quality of life, manage mental illness and issues surrounding the psychological community. Lakeisha Angelika also designs illustrations and posters that compliment her written text.


4 Easy Methods to Calm Someone’s Anxiety Attack

Experiencing an anxiety attack is never easy. You feel afraid, out of control and that your emotions, heart, and nerves are driving the vehicle – and you’re the passenger. But what do you do when someone else begins to have an anxiety attack? As a witness to a loved one, a person at work, or … Continued

About Lakeisha Angelika

Based in Toronto, Ontario — Lakeisha Angelika is mental health & wellness freelance blogger, with a background in Psychology. She shares informative and helpful articles on ways to boost quality of life, manage mental illness and issues surrounding the psychological community. Lakeisha Angelika also designs illustrations and posters that compliment her written text.


Is Anger Consuming Your Life?

What makes you tick? What are the things that make you lose your mind and go out of control with expressing your anger? This emotion is powerful. So powerful that it can alter how you behave, relationships with other people and the quality of everyday functioning. But what do you do when anger begins consuming … Continued

About Lakeisha Angelika

Based in Toronto, Ontario — Lakeisha Angelika is mental health & wellness freelance blogger, with a background in Psychology. She shares informative and helpful articles on ways to boost quality of life, manage mental illness and issues surrounding the psychological community. Lakeisha Angelika also designs illustrations and posters that compliment her written text.


Common Distractions: 6 Reasons You’re Losing Focus & How to Overcome

Lately, I have been experiencing the most difficult time paying attention and managing all of the details of most of the tasks I am involved in. It made me begin to wonder if anyone else could be going through the same thing and if combining a list of common distractions for focus would be of … Continued

About Lakeisha Angelika

Based in Toronto, Ontario — Lakeisha Angelika is mental health & wellness freelance blogger, with a background in Psychology. She shares informative and helpful articles on ways to boost quality of life, manage mental illness and issues surrounding the psychological community. Lakeisha Angelika also designs illustrations and posters that compliment her written text.


The Truth about Bipolar Disorder

The Truth about Bipolar Disorder There isn’t a time when I’m out and I don’t hear my friends or people on the streets claiming that something is “bipolar!” It has become a part of our everyday language and what we know is that the term is used to symbolize a situation or person that has … Continued

About Lakeisha Angelika

Based in Toronto, Ontario — Lakeisha Angelika is mental health & wellness freelance blogger, with a background in Psychology. She shares informative and helpful articles on ways to boost quality of life, manage mental illness and issues surrounding the psychological community. Lakeisha Angelika also designs illustrations and posters that compliment her written text.


Stress: The Secret Path to Illness

Recently, I found myself struggling to stay awake, complete the tasks I needed to get done, falling asleep during a shower and barely eating anything in a day. What I have been experiencing lately reminds me of having the flu, a cold or just some sort of physical discomfort. But with no direct cause present, … Continued

About Lakeisha Angelika

Based in Toronto, Ontario — Lakeisha Angelika is mental health & wellness freelance blogger, with a background in Psychology. She shares informative and helpful articles on ways to boost quality of life, manage mental illness and issues surrounding the psychological community. Lakeisha Angelika also designs illustrations and posters that compliment her written text.


7 Reasons why a loved one may be avoiding treatment

Today’s Westernized cultures, societies, and standards of living push a notion of perfection – especially through our intense interactions with the media. People are now aiming to achieve a higher status to sustain influence and be thought of positively by people; often delaying or rejecting particular actions that imply weakness or negative impressions of themselves. It … Continued

About Lakeisha Angelika

Based in Toronto, Ontario — Lakeisha Angelika is mental health & wellness freelance blogger, with a background in Psychology. She shares informative and helpful articles on ways to boost quality of life, manage mental illness and issues surrounding the psychological community. Lakeisha Angelika also designs illustrations and posters that compliment her written text.