Encouraging/Empowering Others

You will overcome!

The quote reads ‘Things either make you or break you.’ I believe at first, my life really broke me. But when I started to comprehend how wasteful I was being with my existence, it was...

Finding my birth mother

Being adopted didn’t give me a better life, but it changed the route of my life journey and I’d like to share a little bit about that with all of you this evening. One day when I was 8...

It wasn’t your fault

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains references to rape. It’s hard to believe I’d ever have a story to tell. Some days it’s easier and some days...

The Reminders My Body Gives Me

This past weekend I noticed acne on the back of my shoulders and neck. At first, I was annoyed – 32 years old and religiously doing skin maintenance and I am still breaking out. Then it...

Serendipity

Serendipity describes “finding something beautiful without looking for it.” A chance where a lot changes and the world might turn upside down. Quite funny to hear someone saying...

A New Identity

California, a state I have known for years. My best friend who turned into my worst nightmare. I grew up in a household full of drugs and alcohol. I grew up moving in with family members...

Listen to your body

It has taken me decades to understand my inner power, decades to find my own value and now that I have I owe it to myself to share and inspire others to speak out; to “say it...