Don’t Look Back

“Living in the past is like living in a jail cell with the gate wide open.” I cannot believe how long I lived without knowing the truth. I was always drawn to self-help books and motivational speakers and i’d get so excited about learning and trying all these new ways to have a happier life. In fact, one of…

You Can Be Changed!

Last summer (2017), I remember wanting a change in my life. I wanted my circumstances to change, and I also wanted those around me to change. I was tired of  feeling unappreciated and alone even when I wasn’t alone. I wanted my partner to make me happy and to love me the way I wanted…

Love My-Self First?

I was always so confused when people I admire would tell me to love myself first before anything and anyone, but I never fully understood it completely. I “thought” I was loving myself when I began to nourish my body better, work out, and get manicures, (which by the way, are great ways to show self-love!) But, what…

Emotional & Physical Abuse

Isn’t it so easy to blame ourselves for almost everything that happens to us? We trust people so much that we tend to find excuses for their own behaviors. “They didn’t mean to…” Or, “they must have had a bad day…” And, “they weren’t sober when they said it…” I totally get it! We love someone so…