Ep. 16 Nyeshia Gibson's journey began with postpartum depression, but what she discovered on social media led to an unexpected twist that transformed her own home into a safe haven for parents in need. But that's not even the most surprising part of her story... stay tuned for Part 2 on May 29th.
In this heart-wrenching episode, a single mother shares her struggle with postpartum depression and the importance of having a support system. As she creates a safe space for other moms, she realizes that she may never have received the help she needed if she hadn't spoken out. But just as she begins to make progress, COVID-19 hits, leaving her and other parents without access to childcare. Will she be able to continue her mission to create a village for struggling parents, or will the pandemic be too much to handle?
This is Nyeshia Gibson's story:
As Nyeshia continued to foster connections among parents through her non-profit Saving AJ, she found strength and healing through the process. With each shared story and piece of advice, the community around her grew stronger. Gradually, she began to see a positive change in not only her own mental health but in the lives of others as well. Now, Nyeshia is a loving advocate for parents who need support and understanding, ensuring that no one has to face their struggles alone. Her dedication to building a nurturing community for parents is a testament to the power of empathy and connection in overcoming life's challenges.
In this episode, you will be able to:
Identify essential aspects of mental health awareness.
Create a nurturing environment for struggling parents.
Examine the link between postpartum depression and the COVID-19 crisis.
Apply the power of faith and kindness in everyday life.
Initiate manageable steps toward self-improvement and achievement.
Accept the necessity of requesting support when needed.
Contribute to others as a means to achieve personal success.