In 1992, 11-month old Brryan Jackson from Missouri had his life put in danger by his own father. Brryan’s father, Brian Stewart, had intentionally injected his own son with HIV-infected blood. Image grab: Instagram / Brryan Jackson Brryan’s mother, Jennifer Jackson, filed for divorce from his father due to physical and verbal abuse. Apparently, his
Sometimes you have to be strong for yourself. You have to know that you’re a good person and a good friend. What’s meant to be will end up good and what’s not- won’t. Love is worth fighting for, but sometimes you can’t be the only one fighting. At times, people need to fight for you.
It has been a day of reflection for me. I wondered how I would feel when this day came. I could relive those awful memories of my husband slamming my head into the tile floor in front of our son or of the police handcuffing my husband and putting him in the back of the
Most of the time, when we get a pet, we look forward to taking care of them, loving them, and protecting them – not the other way around. But our loyal furry friends will do their best to return the favor if they can, and the 16-year-old Javier Mercado from Des Moines, Washington, can attest
“Everyone has the ability to build mental strength, but most people don’t know how. We spend a lot of time talking about physical strength and physical health, but much less time on mental strength and mental health. We can choose to perform exercises that will help us learn to regulate our thoughts, manage our emotions,
You’re afraid and you know that making a change is going to hurt like hell, but you also know, without a doubt, that a change has to be made. There’s no turning back. So often we tell ourselves that things will get better; the other person will change. Sometimes we even convince ourselves that we’re overreacting.
…even if it hurts It’s astonishing how many people right this minute are trying to cope with the fact that their heart is broken, they are deeply sad or depressed, or are managing traumatic things happening in their lives – yet they still need to function in their daily lives. Maybe you’re one of them?
So you’re a single parent, and by single I mean doing it all by yourself because for whatever reason the other parent is just gone. Hey, me too! I want to make sure to give love to the single dads out there, give yourself a pat on the back buddies, you’re doing great! But you
Nothing hinders personal growth like unexamined comfort. Comfort persuades people to stay in relationships, careers, and cities they’ve outgrown. Persistent comfort is, arguably, one of the most power forces behind dreams deferred, risks not taken and life unexplored. I had a bad case of comfort for a good portion of my young adulthood. His name
Another hero is emerging from the recent tragedy that occurred in Parkland, Florida. Anthony Borges, a 15 year old student, is being hailed a hero when he bravely saved his classmates from getting shot by using his own body. His friend, Carlos Rodriguez said to ABS News Good Morning America, “None of us knew what
A staff photograph of Aaron Feis from msdfootball.com Aaron Feis, the assistant football coach of Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, was among the heroes whose bravery are now being shared all over social media, according to an eyewitness account the coach used his body to shield three females students who were in the
So what is rock-bottom? We think it is safe to assume that at one point in every human’s life they will experience this or something similar. However, we believe it is not a place where you give up your dreams and call it quits. Rock-bottom is the place where you will find what you are