Taking Back my Body Series – If You Don’t Stand for Anything, You’ll Fall for Everything

“If you don’t stand for anything, you’ll fall for everything.” – In searching for love, for someone to understand me, want to spend time with me and give me attention–in searching for someone who could just be “nice” to me, I fell for everything. I fell for beautiful faces with charming smiles who winked andContinue reading “Taking Back my Body Series – If You Don’t Stand for Anything, You’ll Fall for Everything”

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”

Tenacious Tuesday Heroines – Oprah Winfrey

I am starting a series called TENACIOUS TUESDAY HEROINES, where I highlight an amazing women and share her words of wisdom to you all. This week’s Heroine is Oprah Winfrey. A philanthropist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, a fighter, a lover, a t.v host, Oprah is and has always been on fire! She is a beacon of lightContinue reading “Tenacious Tuesday Heroines – Oprah Winfrey”

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”

Happy 2019 – 5 Highlights from 2018

Hello beautiful humans of this earth. Guess what? 2019 has come! And let me tell you how ecstatic I am that 2019 is here. 2018 has been one heck of a year for me and I’m sure for a lot of you too. I just want to take some time to reflect about my 2018Continue reading “Happy 2019 – 5 Highlights from 2018”

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”

Daddy Issues

Why I look for you in every man Why you were the only person I felt that loved me as a child How I grew from you when my body grew How I yearned To sit on your lap again To hold your hands To sit on your shoulders How I felt like I lostContinue reading “Daddy Issues”

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”