Follow my blog with Bloglovin “When life gives you lemons, you don’t make lemonade. You use the seeds to plant a whole orchard – an entire franchise! Or you could just stay on the Destiny Bus and drink lemonade someone else has made, from a can.” – Anthon St. Maarten We have all heard the
Follow my blog with Bloglovin I find it so easy for us to look at someone else’s weakness and tear them down; instead of focusing on their strengths and building them up. Why do you think that is? Personally, I believe it is because of our own insecurities. We do not want others to see
Follow my blog with Bloglovin When I was young, in my early twenties, I found that there was a change in the way I drank. It was no longer about the party, or having fun. It started as just being fun. I’d go out with my friends, and we’d stay out maybe later than we
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Verbal/Emotional abuse is something I refer to as the unseen scars of abuse. Black eyes, scratches, bite marks etc. All those heal. But the abuse that one experiences mentally, verbally, and emotionally, those are deep rooted. These types of scars take a very long time to heal. Because in order
Knowledge is power! Please read my previous blog posts for more information.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin I found this quote by R.M. Drake. It really spoke to me, and I would like to share it with all of you: “She had a little rebel in her. A little chaos and a little gentleness. She didn’t say much and sometimes she would doze off. She would drift
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Dear Survivors; You made it! You got your strength and found your courage. You found your voice and you got your dignity back. It was a traumatic road; but you managed to re-route your GPS and get back on the right track. You broke through those prison walls, and escaped
Follow my blog with Bloglovin October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, with that being said I will be posting information on this issue. Education is power, so the more widespread this becomes, the more people we can empower to get the help they need.I hope to bring some clarity to this topic as this is
Safe Horizon has launched a campaign Put The Nail In It to encourage people to donate to the cause of ending domestic violence. The campaign encourages people to paint their left ring finger purple to show your support in raising awareness to domestic violence. #PutTheNailInIt Donations help with sheltering victims, legal fees, providing counselling, and more.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Be on the look out in the next few days for a couple of blogs I will be posting. Let’s get together to raise awareness. The more we educate ourselves and each other, the more lives we can save! Feel free to comment on
YOUR CIRCUMSTANCES DO NOT DEFINE YOU! For my first blog, I thought it would be most appropriate to talk about the fact that at times I allowed my circumstances whether past or present to define who I was. Whether I had been in abusive relationships, or have had addiction problems and/or other hardships, I would
This started as my story. So many of my loved ones have told me that my story matters, and that in sharing it, I will help others. I don’t know about all that, but I decided that it was time that I became open about my history and what has lead me to where I