My Corner Sits Empty

Morning commuters drive by the busy streets while those walking hurriedly down the sidewalks stopping for their morning coffee while checking their blackberries for those important meaningless messages. The sun is just starting to rise giving a glimmer of hope for a beautiful day. Last night they dragged my dead drug riddled body away. The…

Free To Be Me

I recently read a book called “Free to be me” by Betty Robison. In her book, Betty describes how fear and self-doubt have paralyzed her, making her believe that nothing she did was enough and that she could never “measure up.” As she grows throughout her life, she learns to face her fears and breaks…

Show Your Bow for Self-Love

Self-Love First. When you practice self-love, you are strong enough to overcome anything. Love yourself for what and who you are today, especially if you’ve had to learn some of the hardest lessons Life has to offer. You may have been subject to, but don’t settle for being the victim of circumstance All in the…

Stop The Self Sabotage Once And For All

I was mediating every morning, reciting mantras, visualizing my future, reading the personal development books, nourishing my body, and feeling incredible. I felt amazing. Not only mentally, but physically. My body was actually starting to release the weight I had gained from binge eating. I felt light, energetic, and confident. Was all of the inner…

It’s Time I Come Out

“When it comes to sexuality, like so many things, only the truth will set you free.” This quote stopped me in my tracks as I was reading an article last night. Including the old adage ‘the truth will set you free’ felt a bit cliché until I reminded myself that I am someone who has…

About Love

It hurts. Really bad. I think of the way that the bible describes love as being kind and patient and how when God blesses us with something (or someone) He sends no grief behind it. If that’s true then why does love sting so badly sometimes? Two reasons: 1. Sometimes, we don’t do what God…

Self-Reflection

Inward transformation begins with self-reflection. You have to train your mind to be able to filter information. When I was younger I was told that your thoughts, all of them, are actually yours. I was led to believe that I was a bad person if a bad thought came up. I soon realized that bad…