Taking Back my Body Series – I Thought I was Ugly

Have you ever stared at yourself in the mirror and dreaded everything you saw? You’re eyes never matched completely. You have scars, pimples, and marks on your skin you find awful. You’re body isn’t tight and curvy like those girls prancing in swim suits in music videos on T.V. I felt this way about myselfContinue reading “Taking Back my Body Series – I Thought I was Ugly”

The Secret to Authentic Self-care

Love myself they say; practice self-care they say; But, I mean, how does one do this? I hear messages from social media such as: Love yourself, Do your own thing, take the road alone. But, when I actually do this, I find myself in a lonely slump, feeling isolated, and blue. When you hear words suchContinue reading “The Secret to Authentic Self-care”

Dam You’re Beautiful Initiative!

This is my purpose, this is my heart and soul put into this project. I actually thought about this idea at work at my retail job, during a slow morning. It just sprout in my mind, as if I got touched by something higher, bigger than myself. Dam You’re beautiful, strives to encourage women toContinue reading “Dam You’re Beautiful Initiative!”

It’s Out: Relieved, video series

Last week, I posted a blog confessing my brokenness swirled in depression and anxiety, and my journey to self love and self care. I am so proud of everyone who has reached out to me confiding in me about their own struggles. I hope this journey we take together will be a great one. Let’sContinue reading “It’s Out: Relieved, video series”

Stage 1: It’s out

My Journey with Depression and anxiety Stage 1: It’s out Masking: the art of pretending you’re something you’re not or that you feel a certain type of way when you actually don’t feel that way at all. Depression is one of the worst feelings in the world. When you fall into depression, most of theContinue reading “Stage 1: It’s out”

Wabi Sabi’s not just my name, it’s a way of life

Wabi Sabi, a commonly mispronounced word  as wasabi. I can assure you that Wabi Sabi is far from wasabi. Back in 2016, I changed my personal Facebook name to Wabi Sabi. And the reason I did was after discovering the beautiful Japanese saying in the book, Another Country. I fell in love with it. The meaningContinue reading “Wabi Sabi’s not just my name, it’s a way of life”

Your Situation Does NOT Define you

You graduated college and there are boundless opportunities. You hold high hopes and dreams for that big adult job you’re supposed to magically get after college. But, after months of looking, swiping, applying, interviewing, rejection stings. In the end, you’re a college graduate, working a job out of your field, getting paid $14 an hour.Continue reading “Your Situation Does NOT Define you”

Don’t allow the “emptiness” to consume you

I observe how my loved ones fill their emptiness with alcohol, drugs, and temporary thrills. I find myself unconsciously going out, drinking and partying in attempt to fill the incompleteness inside of me. I see wonderful women and men fill their emptiness with the company of unimportant bachelors/bachelorettes, throwing themselves at strangers, and even hookingContinue reading “Don’t allow the “emptiness” to consume you”