Tag Archives: Emotions

The Year of Growth

The Year of Growth

Our Thanksgiving tradition is that every year we name something we’re grateful for that year. I don’t remember when we started doing this, but my Dad starts us off while we are reading and we go around the table. This year we didn’t get do our family tradition because we had guest spending the holidays […]

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Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

What annually claims the lives of more than 40,000 people and effects people of a variety of ages, cultures, socioeconomic classes, and genders remains something no one wants to publicly discuss? Suicide. When a high profile figure dies by suicide such as actor Robin Williams, blogger Karyn Washington, creator of the ‘For Brown Girls’ blog, […]

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A Time Of Reflection

A Time Of Reflection

I believe there comes a time in everyone’s life where we have to take the time to reflect. Reflection gives us clarity on the events that took place to get us to the present moment. We live in a fast pace society rushing to get from one point to the next without taking moments to […]

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The Will to Fight

The Will to Fight

The other day I was watching a news story about a mother and daughter who I found so inspiring. After hearing their story I knew I had to share it with all of you. The daughter is in her mid-twenties and going to the doctor for a regular visit her doctor told her that she had a lump […]

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Living An Effortless Life

Living An Effortless Life

In the last several years of my life I realized how much I have tried to force things to happen. Every time I would try to force love, friendships and other things in my life it would never work. I understand coercing things only makes life miserable and ultimately drive people away from you. I […]

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The Fight of Your Life

The Fight of Your Life

For the past few months my attitude towards life has been that I no longer have the energy to fight for things to be the way that I want or need. Years of fighting and only winning maybe half the battles left me in a state of being beyond tired. Last year, with my grandmother […]

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Beauty Has No Face

Beauty Has No Face

In a society where we place a shape, color, size, and name to beauty it has distorted the self-esteem of many women in the world. As I become more of an ambassador for my own personal beauty I realize beauty does not have a specific appearance. Beauty has to be defined on our own terms […]

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Trust the Process

Trust the Process

In these modern times, we are so used to getting what we want when we want it. We go through drive-thrus to get our fast food even more quickly, we record our TV shows so we can fast-forward through the commercials and use microwaves to “cook” our dinners. Now, there is nothing wrong with these […]

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Coming Into Your Own

Coming Into Your Own

As women we are prone to be told what we should look like, how we should think, and how we should dress in a society filled with judgmental views. The world’s view on beauty, fashion and personality is shoved down our throats. We become configured into something we are not and lose the person we […]

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The Highly Sensitive Person Pt. 2

The Highly Sensitive Person Pt. 2

Psychologist Elaine N Aron began exploring the personality trait of high sensitivity in 1991, no doubt made more pertinent by the realisation of her own heightened sensitivity. What followed was a vast amount of research, which led to her publishing a number of books including ‘The Highly Sensitive Person’ and ‘The Highly Sensitive Person In […]

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