For decades, women have suffered through oppression and being silenced by our male counterparts. Fighting for equality in every aspects of our lives, voting was just the beginning of the struggle. In America today women are paid 20% less than our male counterparts, according to the Institute for Womens Policy Research. One third more women… Read More To end oppression means to redefine the standards and create new normalcies.
Awareness. To bring awareness to the body, is to bring peace to the center of oneself, to connect the mind, the body and spirit in harmony to create comfort and stability. I practice bringing awareness to my center daily, whether it be through mindful mediation, a few deep breathing techniques everyday or just hitting the… Read More #metoo
I read an article the other day that stated that a young man was going to be granted the ability to play football after raping a young woman at his high school. I read this article, fighting back tears. Through this journey of life after trauma there are several things I have learned and continue… Read More He rapes and continues to live, but what about her?
The smell of fall weather in the midwest is something that I can never grow sick of. I love going home to the smell of the crisp country air, the leaves changing colors, the baggy sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes and lets not forget that its football season. What a wonderful time to be alive. Yet,… Read More He put his hands on me, and I couldn’t even protect myself…
Life insurance.. whats that? Oh yeah that thing that adults get when they get old so if they kill over we can protect our loved ones. I made the decision to get life insurance and started the process through my USAA. I was so excited to call my mom and tell her that if I… Read More It was never about the premium.
Living in a world where very few understand the way I see or feel things can be hard. The way things happen in my head are like a ripple effect into other things, that ripple into other things, that cause forbidden memories, that spark unwanted feelings, that cause unwanted pain, that cause damage, and in… Read More Through my eyes…
So, I am not sure where to start and I am kind of starting early on my blog today because I am unsure how long it will take me to write it, if I will even end it off or erase it after I have wrote what I wanted to say. Lately, I have struggled… Read More I Am A Survivor. And This Is My Story.