Claiming Your Power

women's stories

I am not the child called it

I am a survivor. I was beaten by my mom’s husband for years. He was a nasty drunk. We feared weekends they were worse. Whatever he grabbed we were hit with and my mother was no...

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social isolation.

This story I am about to share is something that I have dealt with for the past 3 months, (at least.) What I am about to share has torn me down left and right, but I have finally realized...

Some Girls Don’t Fit In

Some girls are not meant to fit in. This has always been the story of my life. As a child, I never dreamed of weddings. I didn’t give in to peer pressure. Pink was never my favorite...

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Dust Yourself Off

Growing up, I was always told that as long as I tried my best my grades didn’t have to be perfect. My parents didn’t push me to be perfect, just to strive for My best. School...

Fight Like A Girl

For years, I suffered silently with depression and anxiety. I was ashamed and embarrassed. Ten years ago, I reached a breaking point and I reached out for help. Over the years, my battle...

From Survivor to Thriving Conqueror

I am the managing director at BTSADV, a dv educator in my community, a growing speaker, an empowerment blogger via holistic health at KayLa’s Positivity Corner, and very recent...

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Brain trauma awakening

My story. Take a moment to reflect. Through this physical embodied lifetime we go through immense changes that other species are incapable of, this may be due to the fact we have both...

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It all starts with YOU!

BELIEVING is CHANGING. how I did it and how I am still managing to do it. I’ll start with my story with stress, and how stress changed me over the years. Before starting medicine...

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Now I am a survivor

I was a victim. Now I am a survivor. I lived in a situation where I experienced emotional and verbal abuse from my father. My mom moved us into a different house during my freshman year of...