Never Forget the Power of Your Voice

My entire life, I didn’t think I had a voice. I didn’t think I could speak my truth, and I didn’t think I could ever speak up about the things I didn’t agree with. I fell victim to the stigma around mental illness. Sometimes I get so perplexed as to why the stigma around mental … Continue reading Never Forget the Power of Your Voice

Risks Are Worth Taking

Do you remember what it was like to be a child? To feel fearless and invincible and feel like no dream was out of reach? I remember as a child, I was determined to be a singer, a firefighter, a hair dresser, and a doctor, all at the same time. And although in retrospect, those … Continue reading Risks Are Worth Taking

Your Story Matters

No matter what your story is, know that your story matters. I think it is easy to feel like our story is insignificant because we learn that someone has gone through something worse, and so ours becomes unworthy to tell. I know I sometimes struggle with that, especially when I read the stories of others … Continue reading Your Story Matters

Be Good Enough For Yourself

Have you ever stopped and thought about what it would feel like to be good enough for yourself instead of good enough for everyone else? Have you ever stopped and thought about how liberating that would be? How it would feel to be good enough exactly as you are and not care what other people … Continue reading Be Good Enough For Yourself

Your Feelings Are Valid

I truly believe that the feelings we are experiencing now and our feelings of the past are valid and deserve to be heard. Those feelings also deserve to be listened to by someone who is caring and understanding. I unfortunately was in a relationship where my feelings were made out to be invalid and quite … Continue reading Your Feelings Are Valid