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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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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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Music Playlists for the PTSD Soul

Music…it is food for the soul. We all listen to it. We all love it. I have never met anyone who doesn’t enjoy a good tune. Personally, I have a playlist for every mood. I can put my music on shuffle, and the perfect song will play. Yup, I have cry music music to put Read More

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Protecting Our Worth From Trump

I don’t care what anyone says. Our new president does not care about women. At all. He may love their bodies. He may even love the control he has over the women he meets. But he doesn’t respect women. And he never will. We are pieces of meat, nothing but trophies he can brag about. Read More

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When Reality Settles In

Yup. It’s happening. That moment when reality settles in. I’ve had a little more than a week left with my thoughts. And I can’t help but doubt literally EVERYTHING. I know I was so sure of what I was doing when I left my jobs. And I know my stress levels have decreased tremendously. But Read More

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Can ASMR Help You Sleep?

Have you heard of those ASMR Youtube Videos? People whispering, role-playing, brushing and tapping against a microphone, creating white noise to help people relax and/or fall asleep. I’ll be 1000% honest, just the idea of all of this was super weird to me, for lack of a better term. I’ve never been a fan of 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