Childhood Sexual Abuse

Childhood sexual abuse is more common than we think. Perpetrators are more commonly family members, siblings, close relatives, someone the child trusts or looks up to, rather than strangers. In a research article published in the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse in 2015, Zeglin, DeRaedt, and Lanthier reported, 1 in 5 girls have experienced childhood…

On Authenticity

I have noticed some thoughts brewing in the back of my mind lately. Thought I'd pen them down and maybe make sense of them. Disclaimer: these are just thoughts stemming from my life, observations, my internal dialogue, rumblings. Please note, none of these are intended to judge or criticize anyone. Okay, so let's see. Hmm.…

Food for Thought :)

Sometimes life can get tough. We go through times when we start feeling overwhelmed, anxious, stressed, depressed, or discouraged. We might feel like we are losing hope or worse, we may have lost all hope. If this is you today, imagine you are looking at a picture of a large circle. This circle is your…

Affirmations for Depression

I am allowed to voice my emotional pain. Even if it makes others uncomfortable. Even if people are tired of hearing it. I don’t have to silence my voice or my pain to make people stay. I don’t have to pretend. Everyone goes through pain at some point in their lives. I don’t have to…