Here are some articles and stories that I hope will truly inspire you…


Being Grateful

On Thanksgiving you count your blessings and remember to give thanks. Right? Why do we not give thanks daily? We have so many things to be grateful for.Take a moment and be grateful for all that you have even the “small” things that you take for granted. Here are some things that I am grateful for to help you get started with you own list. Take a few minutes everyday to be grateful. This will change your life. I am blessed and thankful for my family, friends, my heart, lungs, immune system, legs, hands, good health, my mind, sense of

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Finally Understanding Myself

When you have a problem and you’re aware of it, you are likely to work on it and fix it. But what if you have unconscious baggage? How would you know you had something that needed fixing? A few days ago I spoke to a wonderful friend, and while we were speaking things became clear to me. The “skies opened up” and I got it. I understood something that I didn’t even know I needed to understand as I had already fixed that issue. So I thought. Throughout most of my adult life, when it came to men, they always

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True Forgiveness

Where does forgiveness really start? It starts with you forgiving yourself first.No matter what has been done to you, forgiving your abuser is extremely important. It’s part of your healing. You’re doing it for you, not for the abuser. When I was sixteen I was dating Leon (name changed for anonymity purpose.) I really cared about this boy and thought I loved him. This wasn’t your normal two young people dating. This was different.When I’d come over to his house, if his friends were over, he’d lock me in the bathroom because he was ashamed of me. So I’d stay

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Take Care of Yourself

We all lead busy lives, and sometimes life can get in the way of us taking care of ourselves. We always have great excuses such as, I’m too busy, I’m stressed, I have an exam, a deadline, kids, in-laws, and the list goes on. Sounds familiar?Well, here are a few easy tips that won’t take long that you can do to live a better, healthy life: Write a daily gratitude list A daily gratitude list is really helpful to shift your focus and help you appreciate life even when things aren’t going your way. It doesn’t have to be long,

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Understanding my experience

It all started when I went to my gynecologist and got a confirmation that I was pregnant on Thursday, March 28th 2013. I was almost 9 weeks along. The nurse congratulated me, took my blood for blood test, urine test, etc.…My HCG levels were high, and the pregnancy was confirmed.  My due date was November 2nd 2013. How exciting! I imagined telling my husband and my son. I realized that I put my dream aside for wanting another baby when I met my current husband, as he didn’t see himself as being a father. He was already a step dad to my

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Even Though I was Molested, I’m a Thriving Survivor

Being molested at a young age makes you wonder, what have I done? Was I a bad boy/girl? Did I deserve this? All these questions stay with you for years. Later in life you may get into dysfunctional relationships and not understand why. It’s because there are a lot of unconscious baggage that we are carrying because of the abuse. Talking about it and reaching out to someone is the first step to healing. A huge component is forgiving yourself, loving yourself and know that this wasn’t your fault. There’s a way to get passed this and to deal with

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