Empowering/Encouraging Others

A journey of grief

It has taken me 14 years to finally learn how to grieve. When you’re 17, no one really teaches or prepares you for the waves that come with it. Sure, in the moment of loss you feel the...

Overcoming Obesity

My Story of Overcoming Obesity I am strong and I am sucessful because I beat Obesity! Obesity is an issue that is very present in America today; and for the lives that it does not claim...

“Every story matters…including yours!”

VIDEO: Yodit Kifle Smith shares her perspective on the power of sharing our stories and introduces our new social media campaign, #ThePowerOfStories, in which we hope to hear YOUR thoughts...

Remember, you are not alone!

I was lost. I was at the very end of myself. I felt as though life had no more meaning for me. In May of this year i had a plan, i knew i just couldnt face another dreadful day of feeling...

Tonya’s Teen Pregnancy Story

I want to share my story as a teen mom. It all started when I was 15 (July 2004), I had met the love of my life. We started dating then months later we started having sex. (something we...

Never Give Up

Never give up on your dreams Be Strong and stay even keel Theirs nothing to fear, but fear itself Great relaxation is meditation Helps your awareness and your cognitive I’m 26 but been...

I overcame and so can you!!!

Who am I? To tell you my life story would take a life time. Writing a book just won’t do!!! So where do I start??? I am fearfully and wonderfully made for one. I have faith that stands...

Violated at a bar

I have made a video for a friend into a video for you to share here. She wishes to remain anonymous.

My Story

Know That I wrote this because if I keep bottling everything inside me I’ll burst. So I guess this is a rant that is somewhat depressing. But I’d rather let it out with the hope that I...

Changes, Choices and Challenges

Born in the family of educators, I was not only born teacher but born to be a teacher. Teaching is something that come naturally to me. Yes it is in my genes. I wanted to be everything...