Feb 24, 2019

People Won't Always Get You

People WON'T ALWAYS get you; who you are & why you do what you do. Keep doing what is best...
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5 Ways to say NO
Sep 04, 2018

5 Ways to say NO

1. Practice

This may seem weird or even sad that anyone has to practice saying no, but it really is more difficult to do for some people. If you are like me, I have a hard time saying no, and an even harder time saying no without a reason or an excuse. Until recently, I did not even think that was a possibility. I could actually say no and not have to explain myself? No way. Well, it is possible.

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5 Ways I Empowered Myself This Week
Aug 17, 2018

5 Ways I Empowered Myself This Week

1. I said NO and I didn’t feel guilty.

I have gotten in the habit of always saying maybe and yes. “Maybe.” “Of course. Let’s set up something soon.” I started to realize that these were my go-to responses. In my head, I meant them in the moment. But the reality is that I rarely follow-through. I am still figuring out why I don’t follow-through. And other times, I know I should just come out and say NO.
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6 Things to Remember on your Self-Love Journey
Jul 09, 2018

6 Things to Remember on your Self-Love Journey

It Takes Time. When I first started on my self love and acceptance journey, I thought that I would spend more time focusing on myself, be mindful of what I said to myself, and that I would start to really love myself. Well, that was a great start, but to be honest, I didn’t feel any better.
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I Have The Right to….
Apr 04, 2018

I Have The Right to….

About ten years ago, I attended a domestic violence/sexual assault workshop. It was a few days a week for an entire month. This was mandatory for all employees and volunteers. We had endless amounts of materials and speakers. To be honest, I just went through the motions as I knew a lot of the material. That was until one day we were handed a paper that really opened my eyes.
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Empowerment 101
Feb 25, 2018

Empowerment 101

The empowerment blogs, for me, are ones filled with many ups and downs. I remember when I was little, I wanted to be “powerful.” I wanted to empower people. I knew that from a young age. It made me feel good empowering others. I mean I know I am biased, but I was good at it. Friends and others would go to me for advice, and it just came so natural for me. Before you guys think I am tooting my own horn, just wait. So anyways, in case you haven’t caught on yet, I was good at empowering people, and the best part, is that it made me so incredibly happy. Well, that didn’t last too long. 
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