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New Things Coming…(2021)

Hello everyone! I know it’s been a while since you have heard from me. Like, a long while. So much has happened this year in the world, that I’m sure we can all agree that life will surely throw you some unexpected lemons (curveballs, twists and turns, etc.) your way. The good thing is – […]

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“My Anxiety in 65 Seconds.” (POEM – VIDEO)

My second “vlog” of poetry!! Enjoy 💃🏻 “My Anxiety in 65 Seconds” (POEM) #like #share #mentalhealthmatters ✨💫💃🏻 Website: 💙 INTOMYWOODS.COM 💙

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My Official Logo for My LLC ❤️ And Updates!

Introducing the OFFICIAL LOGO for RKB PRODUCTIONS, LLC ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ RKB PRODUCTIONS is a company owned by one woman 👸🏽 determined to help spread mental health awareness and the importance of self-care and wellness. Since its creation, four Mental Health books have been produced, along with a T-Shirt/Hoodie Line, a Coffee Mug Line and a line […]

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I Officially Filed My LLC!

I filed and renewed my LLC today!! RKB Productions has generated nearly $8,000 in its existence, including book sales, merchandising and speaking engagements. Proud moment ✨ #MoretoCome 💃🏻 VISIT: ✨ INTOMYWOODS.COM ✨💕📚 Website for more: INTOMYWOODS.COM ✨ Stay tuned!! 💃🏻

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“Black Girl, Smile” (VIDEO) POEM ❤️

First video doing poetry!! Enjoy ❤️✨ R.K.B. is an Author, Poet and Entrepreneur from Detroit, Michigan. To learn more about her and her work, visit her direct website: intomywoods.com .

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Website Traffic Growth: A Sincere Thank You!!

If you have visited intomywoods.com lately, I want to personally thank you for your support. My website traffic has significantly increased, book sales have climbed and engagement is stronger now than ever before. My score has increased which tracks my site engagement and traffic, and it is all because of you. THANK YOU! Also, 🚨 […]

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MINE (A Poem Dedicated to Turning 27).

I speak loud without ever saying a word  This is my moment, now let me feel it This is mine, my time, my shine, my grind, my 9-5, my one bedroom apartment in the ghetto This is the story to my stride of struggle, hustle, pain, fear and hope-  I breathe every second with graciousness […]

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“Thief in the Night” (POEM) – an Ode to COVID19

The way we love The way we move The way we live has been compromised  This world don’t feel the same At times, I wonder if we are living in the last days Isolation got us going insane We can’t hug Kiss or simply touch Without the fear that we might lose our life Who […]

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I Cut All My Hair Off.

“I went to pick up the scissors, and the rest was history. It’s something so liberating about chopping your own hair off. It’s about breaking free. ..”

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…I’m Still Here (POEM)

I want to know what it’s like to be that rose in the garden Too beautiful to touch, Impossible to ignore Can only admire from afar. I’ve let too many pluck away at my pedals  So now I blow aimlessly in the wind But I’ve still got my roots  I still grow  Despite my circumstances  […]

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“When You Cheated With Me” – Part One (POEM)

“I’ll never forget you

Even though I doubt you’ll remember me

I ain’t shit and neither are you

But at least I own my truth…”

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It’s Okay…Check in!

New posts coming soon! Stay strong, stay empowered and stay healthy. Until next time… ❤️

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Since We’re Quarantined, We Might as Well Write: UPCOMING NEW BOOKS ON THE WAY 🎉

Good Afternoon! First and foremost, I want to sincerely thank all my followers from the bottom of my heart for being there for me when I was laid off from my employment due to the Coronavirus. I sincerely appreciate all your kinds words of encouragement and support – they helped and definitely put me back […]

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All-Time Stats are Booming! A Sincere Thank You ❤️

I just wanted to say thank you so much for supporting my blog, it means a lot! I will continue to post quality content and grow in quality, creativity and versatility as well ❤️💅🏽 You guys are the best, and I mean that from the bottom of my heart. So, from me to you… Until […]

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My Reflection (POEM)

Something inside of me, is yearning to reach out And make me scream to the top of my lungs But instead, I don’t. Nobody can see me trying Only you. I can’t find it in my heart to let go or give up Even though I can’t see you Faith in something that may bring […]

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“VodkaForMondays” has been nominated for a Blog Award!

Well, it’s official! VodkaForMondays has been nominated for a ‘Real Neat’ Blog Award!

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Coronavirus and Traveling in 2020: Updates!

I had to cancel my Barcelona trip! Read what’s next.

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Love, in a Thousand Words (POETRY)

Sometimes, life must turn upside down, and inside out, To bloom from within… And although My wings have yet to spread I am open to soar… You can be happy with your life and still dying inside… You know, It’s quite possible to have an empty identity And live a dead life To be draining […]

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Ways to Love (POETRY)

“GOD, show me the ways to love a loveless world So much to account for And nothing but fingers pointing – everybody looking at everybody to blame On why time goes on but things never change Why are people so damn rude and unkind Why do we judge others when some come to finally lose […]

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I’m Going to Barcelona, Spain! Wanderlust Adventures 2020

It’s confirmed! After pondering long and hard on where I would set my sights next for an adventure, I have decided on Barcelona, Spain for the week of July 17-23, 2020. Here are a few cool details: So, I’ll be staying at a hostel for $322, for 7 days and 6 nights, which isn’t too […]

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Ashamed to Be an American {POEM}

What do you see when you look at me? Don’t answer that, cuz you don’t even KNOW me. In this life, up on this stage I play, A voice for the young world A short, little, nappy-headed black girl Society told me who I ought to be Before I even had the chance To DECIDE…. […]

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“Only in the Spring” {POEM}

Maybe love is not what I thought it is, Maybe it is JUST a feeling. Temporary,- Like the time in Spring Where the flowers blossom and bloom,- But ONLY because of the rain. Are we just ALL FOOLS? Maybe, it is the pain That makes us yearn to search the world For things that we […]

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6 Quotes to Inspire You

Happy Hump Day!! I know how getting through the week can be rough. So, here’s some inspiring and motivational quotes to give your week the spark that it needs. Enjoy ❤️ Until next time 💃🏻

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I Think I Have Attention Deficit Disorder.

“I struggle at my work desk, in work meetings, on the phone, at parties, with family, with friends, at doctor’s appointments, in the line at the grocery store and even during sex.

I just can’t seem to stay focused, no matter what it is.”

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“Silent” – A Poem About Social Anxiety (FULL POST)

Legs shaking. What are you looking at? I can’t think. My hair itches, I’m nervous Why is everyone staring at me??? I came to this function I wanted to be here I put it on my calendar and told everyone on Facebook that I was coming And here I am running to hide in the […]

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“Silent” – A Poem About Social Anxiety (Intro)

Tonight 2/18/20 @ 6:30PM ET, join me as I share my experience with social anxiety. I look forward to any and all feedback! Can’t wait to share with you. ❤️ #StayTUNED

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My Trip to Phuket, Thailand: Wanderlust Adventures 2019 (FULL POST)

Snorkeling, sightseeing, day-drinking, hiking, playing in waterfalls, and more!

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Working While Mentally Ill – Can High Functioning Be Done? (FULL POST)

“I struggled with concentration, screening out environmental stimuli (like sounds, sights and odors), maintaining stamina throughout the day, handling time pressures and multiple tasks, interacting with others, responding to negative feedback, and responding to change also. I had potential, but struggled to let it shine all due to my condition.”

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1,000 Likes in 2020!!!

Yes, we did it again. I have received 1,000 likes in 2020 for my blog, “VodkaforMondays.” Again, I am humbled and thankful for you guys’ support. I sincerely appreciate every milestone! More content, videos and conversations on the way 💃🏻 Stay tuned! Until next time.

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If You’re Depressed AF and Need a Laugh…

Click the link and let it all out: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.good.is/articles/memes-about-depression/amp Until next time.

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Bipolar and Money – What’s in Your Wallet? (Upcoming Blog Post)

“We’ll hone in on why those with bipolar disorder can have a higher tendency to poorly manage their finances, and more importantly, what can be done to resolve this issue.”

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1,000 Followers!!!!

WE DID IT.

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“The View Through My Window” (Poem)

We tell our stories through song Our songs remain in love and laughter and pain We pray in hopes for a lottery ticket it may or may not be answered then again, I hold my faith we bleed and we break and rebuild until the day that we die some of us care about the […]

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“How Hard is it to Grieve?” (Excerpt from Self-Help Book, “Suicidal, NOT: Maximize Your Mental Health – Volume One) by R.K.B.

“The first step toward healing is acceptance. From there, you must grieve, but on the path toward moving forward…”

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993 Followers! 🎉🎉🎉

Just checking in! I wanted to share our growth and progress with you. Yes, OURS. If it weren’t for you guys, my blog wouldn’t be where it is today. I will forever be grateful for you guys support! Most of my views come from the US, but I’m still worldwide ✨😍 I want VodkaforMondays to […]

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“The Tree House in the Sky” (An Ode to Suicide Contemplation)

“THESE are the feelings
The visions
The songs a sorrower sings
So many words to say, and not enough space on the blank page to release…”

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Self-Reflection: Never, Ever Give Up (Intro)

#SelfReflection ✨ I remember when I started my blog, “VodkaforMondays,” back in 2016 and had no idea what I was doing. The layout was terrible and I had like three followers who were my friends 😂 Fast forward to 2020 with hard work and dedication, my writing improved and I’m able to push out daily […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day: With Personal Thank You’s

“Valentine’s Day is about celebrating love – and you can’t do that if you don’t love yourself, or if you’re in a loveless relationship…You set the tone for what you will endure and experience…YOU determine your own happiness…”

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“The Addiction” (An Ode to Alcohol Abuse) – Part One

“So, the simmering high keeps me fine, for a while.
My sorrows are washed away, Into the ecstasy of that numbness, running through my veins…”

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Whore. ( A Poem About Sex Addiction) – Part Two

“I treat my body like trash – do I believe that I am a queen, or have I accepted my created reality that I am NOTHING?”

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Being Alone on Valentine’s Day: I Promise, IT’S OK

“This isn’t your typical, feel-good post about how “loving yourself will cure all wounds,” because even though that is true, nobody really wants to hear that. It is okay to want to be loved. It is okay to want to be wanted.”

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BoJack Horseman and Adult Depression – What This Show Means to Someone Like Me (PREVIEW)

“The universe is a cruel, uncaring void. The key to being happy isn’t the search for meaning; it’s just to keep yourself busy with unimportant nonsense, and eventually, you’ll be dead.”

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Joker: A Movie About Mental Illness in a Misunderstood World (FULL POST)

“Arthur Fleck represents not only many real-life individuals on the brink of turning their sadness into dangerous rage, but he represents the average sad person just looking to be heard. He represents me and you.”

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Trying to Write a Serial Killer Novel…Any Suggestions?

As you can see from the title, I am currently trying to write a novel about a fictitious serial killer. Details on the book are reserved for its release, however, I am still in need of ANY and all advice on how to get started! I have already started brainstorming and have written a one-page […]

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My Trip to Phuket, Thailand: Wanderlust Diaries (Intro)

BLOG POST DATE: 2/17/20 I’ll be sharing my experiences abroad as an American visiting some of the most beautiful parts of the world. Stay tuned!  – Until next time ❤

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Joker: A Movie About Mental Illness in a Misunderstood World (Intro)

“He was incredibly sad. Then, his sadness turned to rage.”

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Are You AFRAID to Succeed?

“Sometimes, we might feel like total losers in life. We might feel like nothing ever goes our way, people don’t respect us or our feelings enough, bad things continuously happen to us and we are constantly bogged down with responsibilities and expectations that feel impossible to reach. The answer is no, it does not…”