Who Helps the Helper?

I encourage everyone to read this. As a person who struggles with her own mental illness, I often find myself pushing people away to protect them from my demons. I convince myself it is easier to hide it away behind closed doors than it is to face possible rejection amongst my peers. The question, “What’s […]

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A river runs north

Originally posted on Breast Cancer Conscript:
May 1 is a day of seduction. Without fail, it arrives cloudless and sunny, warm and fragrant, casting off the vestiges of a cruel winter.  Fear? Toss it out the window. Success is an open road looking for someone to tear it up. I remember feeling that way 10…

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The Role of a Role Model

You don’t have to be a super hero or a billionaire to set an example for a child. You simply have to be there. Even the absence of a loved one will teach lessons not easily forgotten.

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Using Faith to Empower You Through Adversity

Have you ever been so angry your hands started to shake? So insulted that you could hardly find words to express it? I have. Read on to see how I managed to rise up above the negativity and give myself the peace I deserve. Don’t wait for someone to tell you when you can choose the higher path in life. Allow yourself to be your best self, no matter what they say to you. You deserve nothing less.

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A Safe Place

It isn’t easy to open up with the world about how flawed I am. I worry about people reading and judging me before I have the opportunity to even speak to them face to face. Even so, I have to keep the door open. You see; when I was younger- and struggling to understand myself- […]

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