For most of my life, I was associated with a label—usually one I didn’t place on myself. In my youth, I was the pastor’s daughter. As a young adult, I was the head of worship and arts. When I married, I was known as an NBA wife.
All I knew were labels. They dictated how I acted, what I wore, where I went and how I spent my time. Labels come with expectations, most of which are not healthy. I became so caught up in the roles and titles that meeting expectations became more important than the experience of being in those roles. [Read more…] about How Labels Impacted My Mental Health