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8 Steps For Writing Your First E-Book

I recently wrote and published my very first E-Book: 15 Tips to Live a More Positive Life. I am both stoked and nervous about it. And in this venture, I found my fearlessness. My ability to take a leap pf faith and just…try something. It was my first attempt at writing a book. My first Read More

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When Your Safe Space is Invaded

Safe Space. Safe Haven. Everyone has one. It could be the home, the bedroom, the work space, maybe a secret treehouse. And if you don’t have one, find one. Please. We all need at least one spot that we can retreat to when we really need to be alone, or need to escape the stresses Read More

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The ULTIMATE Self Care Date

It’s almost Valentine’s Day. And the most difficult part is that no matter what our feelings are toward the holiday, we CANNOT ESCAPE IT. Valentine’s Day is one of the most depressing of the year for some folks. And even though I am currently taken, I spent 22 years single for the holiday, so I Read More

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How I Forgave My Abuser

This article may be controversial for some to read. You may not like what I have to say, and that’s ok. Please know I am going to be as DIPLOMATIC and OBJECTIVE as possible. Today, I am going to talk about forgiveness; truly, how I forgave my abuser. BEFORE YOU CLICK OFF, understand that I Read More

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#TimeToTalk

This is NOT a Sponsored Post. Today is #TimeToTalk Day, hosted by the innovative organization, Time To Change. If you have never heard of this organization, you need to get connected. They are an incredible company, spreading awareness about mental health, mental illness, and ending the stigma around it all. They go out into the Read More

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How To Eliminate Interview Anxiety

Interviewing with anxiety can be one of the most heart-wrenching experiences. You question everything….LITERALLY EVERYTHING. But it’s something we all have to go through. No matter our circumstance, in order to get a job, we need to be interviewed. Damn. In my more recent experiences, I have found useful tips on how to eliminate interview anxiety. Read More

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How I Quit My Job…Twice

Let me tell you a story of how I quit my job…twice. I just did. Just like that. Why, you may ask. It was bad for my health. Plain and simple. The environment was toxic and those in charge refused to see that. So after years of stress, tears, and exhaustion, I finally left. Putting Read More

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End The Stigma: Talk About It

This title…this title says it all. But let me explain. To end the stigma against mental illness, we need to talk about it. In an earlier article, How to Explain PTSD, I spoke about the stigma society places on mental disorders, specifically PTSD. These stigmas have made it VERY difficult for us to rely on people, Read More

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How to Communicate with Others Suffering From Mental Disorders

What does this mean? Communicate with others suffering from mental disorders? Why do we need to talk about this? We have all been there. We all know how difficult it is to communicate with other people in general, to voice what we are feeling or thinking. Most of the time, it is because we don’t Read More