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Dear Grief, I’m tired…

Dear Grief, I’m tired…

...I couldn't fathom him not being here physically but he knew better than I did. I guess in hindsight I was really trying to be strong for me more than him. He was already strong and had been brave his whole life. I went numb. I really believed that he would live well past the doctor's expectancy. That he would grow old with me and we would still crack jokes on one another and that he would still be around to irk my last nerves but he was gone and that was something I never knew I wouldn't be able to come to terms with...

The Art of Letting Go

Over the past couple of years, I've come to the realization of growing apart from people is a natural part of life. I don't need to cling on to them. I don't have to chase after another person. I don't have to feel bad about my evolution. Nowhere is it written that I am required to stay the [...]

Building Towards Your Affirmations

It's a new year which means new beginnings, different journeys, elevating to a higher self and conquering the unknown. Even though the start of my new year has been very challenging and rough, each day I take it step by step as I continue to push onward. When I began planning for the new year,  I [...]

Transformation: It’s Okay To Evolve As You Age

"Oh you've changed," we've all probably heard this a time or two in our lives. While catching up with some old friends, maybe during a quick run in with an old acquaintance, or lately you've just been hearing it from within your inner circle. I know I've experienced this a few times before. The first [...]

Dear Strangers: No You Can Not Touch My Hair!

I think it's safe to say for most women you put a substantial amount of time and effort into creating your daily look. You walk out the house feeling good about yourself ready to conquer the world. Your outfit put together like you're fresh off the runway, makeup flawless and hair snatched and laid. Today [...]

Unplugging: Is Social Cleansing Necessary For Your Health?

Most of us indulge in some type of social media interaction on a daily basis. For many it's the first thing we do as soon as we open our eyes. How many of you are guilty of reaching for your phone before you get that morning crust out your eyes? I know I am. Constantly [...]