As a parent, I had always hoped that my daughters would walk a different path than mine but maybe I walked mine so I could help them on theirs.
Sometimes we miss our ex for all the wrong reasons but, sometimes, we genuinely miss them and realise what we lost.
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree is a true expression but it doesn't always have to be your reality!
You may not be able to heal your family but you can heal yourself and stop the cycle of abuse
We get one life to live. Figure out what makes you happy and do that!
Sometimes our mind sees things one way. Challenge your mindsets with this question!
Fear is a real emotion but with some healing and time, dating after abuse is absolutely possible! Learn how I navigate the dating world after abusive relationships.
I'm a mom first and friend second but sometimes you have to be both to understand your daughter allowing her to feel seen and heard.
Have you ever wanted to go back to school but thought, "Four years is a long time!" Then four years pass by and you haven't moved. Chase your dreams even if it takes a decade!
Looks will always fade but personality and character will never change. Make sure you choose your life partner wisely.
Sometimes we get so lost in our virtual lives that our physical lives suffer from neglect. Social media can be addictive and sometimes cutting it off completely is the only way to regain self-control.
Are you ridden with anxiety every day afraid of making the wrong decision? Focusing on the present, setting goals and staying true to yourself can relieve the fear of walking the wrong path.
Find someone who will feed your soul, not your eyes. Nobody is perfect. Aesthetics is a societal construct. Seek freedom and peace.
We put so much pressure on ourselves while we date based on the yearning to feel loved and the fear of rejection but dating should be fun!
We are told that if we eat healthily, we will lose weight or remain at a healthy weight. There is so much more at play.
Sometimes, it's NOT you. It's THEM.
We are taught that quitting is "bad" but knowing when to change directions is not quitting, it's self-awareness.
Sometimes we have dreams but are not ready to bring them to success. The universe has a funny way of bringing you through events that later reconnect you with your dreams.
Navigating social media as an introvert can sometimes feel like you've been cast out by the popular kids. Focus less on likes and find your tribe!
Self-love is unconditional. Our weight does not define us. It does not represent us. It does not show the whole truth. Stay in your power!
Sometimes, we doubt ourselves and get influenced by other people embodying their truth. We are our own person and we need to start being okay standing alone in our truths.
Schools are closed. A new business venture has risen. A current business underway. Raising two girls. Babysitting side hustle. Here's a look into how I survive my madness.
Guilt can wreak havoc on your mental health. The reality is, we are all just people and our kids need to learn that we are not just mom or dad. They need to learn how to create their own happiness without relying on you to provide it.
My mom's darkness hurt me for years. It judged me, verbally abused me, and instilled false beliefs within me. She tried, and for those moments I am grateful. But I don't know if I am ready to let you back in...
One day you have goals and dreams and the next your bubbles are being blasted by darkness. You get stuck for a while. Like you've been locked away in a dark box. However, the key to freedom lies within you.
Someone in a different time zone can make you feel more appreciated than someone who lives across the street! Distance means nothing, effort does.
Schools are closing and at-home learning pods are becoming the new normal. Two moms in Ottawa, On, take matters into their own hands, joining the new way of learning, and making a stance!
I spent most of my relationships believing I was the problem only to realize that my reactions were triggered by abusive and manipulative behaviors. Love is about understanding and communication, not dismissal and mockery.
In fighting my illnesses, I realized there was no fast cure as my physical state was attached to my mental state so I found a way to live with it all in a healthier way.
Sometimes, rape is black and white. But, sometimes, the assault and abuse are so subtle and hidden behind "love" that it goes unnoticed. I've never truly felt safe with a man. These are my stories.
A look into one of my many breakdowns as a single mom trying to raise two girls, manage mental illness and build a stable financial foundation.
It's all been said and done, except by you. Don't let someone else's version scare you from stepping into the light with yours. Your version could be exactly what someone else needs.
Your blood family is not always your soul family. Family is about love, support, honesty, encouragement, and loyalty. Find your tribe, don't get stuck in abusive circles, blood or not.
Love me or leave me; Is it really that simple?
Eight years is a long time to prioritize someone else. The cycle stops here.
A real best friend really IS forever!
Push past the illusions of your past and learn to love your new body!
How to recognize the results of your efforts.
A connection severed by mental illness: Does love conquer all?