#metoo? – Sexual Assault can be confusing. It comes in many forms.

#metoo? With a question mark, is something we experience all too often. What I experienced, was it really rape? Was it really wrong? Does that even count? I’m probably just being emotional and dramatic like what EVERYONE tells me. But Hell no. You’re experience is validated. And if it FEELS WRONG, IT IS WRONG. WhatContinue reading “#metoo? – Sexual Assault can be confusing. It comes in many forms.”

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”

Where is my home? – Diary of a Hmong-Meeka girl

so, here you are too foreign for home too foreign for here. never enough for both. — Ijeoma Umebinyuo Where is my true home? Where do I come from if not here. Ever since I looked up Laos for my sixth grade FACs project, hoping to see Hmong people pop up, owning their “Home,” IContinue reading “Where is my home? – Diary of a Hmong-Meeka girl”

Book of August 2018: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women World Wide

“Women hold half the sky.” – Chinese Proverb.   Authors of Half the Sky, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn, shared this proverb after the dedication page. I have one word to describe this book: AMAZING. All the empowering women you will meet in this book from all over the world will inspire you to chaseContinue reading “Book of August 2018: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women World Wide”