Abuse, Dating, Identity, Life, Relationships, Reviews, Society, Violence, Women

Dear Amber: Film Premiere Review

"Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the "Day of Unity" held in October 1981 and conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. In October 1987, the first Domestic Violence Awareness Month was observed.… Continue reading Dear Amber: Film Premiere Review

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Dating, Ethnicity, Help, Identity, Life, Relationships, self-value, Sex, Society, Suicide Prevention

Closets: Why Hide Your Preference?

We as people, make life so much more complicated for others than what it really should be. We light our torches and sharpen our pitchforks as we gather around at the local flea market and prepare to judge everyone who isn't like 'us.'

Life

It’s not a setback; it’s a lesson.

When you lose something, you tend to value it a bit more once you regain your grounding. Have you ever thought that maybe, if something or someone is taken away from you, you'll learn to appreciate it or them even more at a later point in life? 

Ethnicity, Hair, Identity, Life, self-value

Stepping Outside of Your Costume

With Halloween being right around the corner, what better excuse to come out and be yourself? A lot of times, we get caught up in trying to be this image of what society paints as the "ideal" person and lose ourselves along the way. We use make-up galore to hide our flaws and revealing clothing to attract/"make ourselves feel sexy." If this is how YOU want to deliver yourself, then okay. But if you are doing it because "that's what's in," then take a deeper look at who you are and then another look at who it is that you are trying to be.

Help, Identity, Life, Parenting, self-value, Women

Destroy Her

What defines you as a woman? Who is it that determines whether or not you are emotionally, mentally, spiritually or physically capable of doing? Are you as celebrated as you deserve? At what point in time, have you been thoroughly and sincerely thanked for just being outstanding at what you do? Where has life, as a woman,… Continue reading Destroy Her

Life, Parenting, Society

Lost in a World of Technology

We all have been guilty of this, some more than others, allowing technology and its fancy attention grabbing spectacles, to entertain our young children while we catered to either wok or our own desires. What ever happened to spending quality time with your loved ones, watching your kids grow up from toddlers to adolescents? Technology… Continue reading Lost in a World of Technology

Help, Life

Push Past Fear

  Have you ever put something off for so long that after a while, you've convinced yourself that it wasn't meant to be? Even though you never quite gave it a fair shot or actually placed your all into it, you've already counted yourself out. A lot of times, we find ourselves throwing away broken… Continue reading Push Past Fear