Jean Unseen

Recent Blogs

AFSP 11th Annual Advocacy Forum

Last Monday I attended the (first virtual) 11th annual Advocacy Forum for America’s Foundation for Suicide Prevention Field Advocates across the country to learn more about the Federal and State policy areas currently being worked on that can and will save lives but needs more of our support. Currently, there

Read More »
Tina Jean Mengel Profile Pic 408X408

About Me

HI! I’m Tina. I’m a mom. I’m 29 years old. I’m Congolese-American. I’m a commercial model, a blogger, a widow, a survivor, a mental health advocate, a mentor and a free spirit. Don’t try to put me in a box because I won’t fit 😉 I believe kindness is the cure but doesn’t have to come at the expense of your self-worth. I also believe that sharing our experiences with each other is what makes the world go ‘round. 

You Might Also Like

Exhausted: Is 2020 Cancelled?

We are all exhausted from the emotional roller-coaster that has been this year. What seemingly started with the death of a legend, every week sense …

Read More →

Waking up America

There has been a huge energy shift this year. Anybody who has died as a result of racism in the past’s life will not have …

Read More →

Memorial Day: Why I’m Not Running This Year

First of all, I can’t. #CORONA. Second of all, the biggest thing I’ve learned this year was how to face my fears and the things that make …

Read More →

May: Mental Health Awareness Month

My only relief used to be to sleep. Sleep so you can’t feel it, sleep so you can’t see it, sleep so you can’t experience …

Read More →

Mother’s Day: Being A Mom To Me Means

One of my favorite holidays. Sure, it’s a day full of love, appreciation, and pampering from those that love us dearly, who doesn’t love that. …

Read More →

Meditation for Trauma, Anxiety, PTSD, Mindfulness, and Overall Health

If you read my last blog post, I talked about how busy our lives have become and how often we forget to just breathe. The …

Read More →

“Breathe”: A simple word, a simple mantra. A not so simple practice.

“Breathe,” we were born doing it but for some reason, so many of us have forgotten how to actually do it the older we’ve gotten. Whether it …

Read More →

Healthy Recipes: Easy Peasy Lemon “Squeezy” Salmon

Three things, you’ll find out quickly about me: That I’m a giant nerd, hence the title. I love to cook. I don’t like a lot …

Read More →

12 Things To Do While Quarantined Solo Or With Kids Any Day Of The Week

For me personally, I’m already a self-professed Queen of isolation so honestly, staying inside wasn’t the most unsettling for me when they called for social-isolation. …

Read More →

I am Depressed.

There I said it. Like the big fat elephant in the room, so be my big fat cloud of depression. Here it is, it follows …

Read More →
The Best Is Yet to Come

Start now, start with whatever you have in you. Because when you do… you never know who else you might be inspiring along the process to also find their purpose through their passions and/or pain too. 

-Tina

Stay In Touch

Join the Jean Unseen Newsletter

I’ll email you when I have exciting news or when I post a new blog.