Sherrie Campbell, a licensed psychologist in California and author of “” said: “We spend years sacrificing our mental and emotional health in abusive relationships under the notion that we have to because these people are our family”. In a perfect world, every family is the best thing one could ever wish for. Ideally, a family is
Skin positivity is one of the popular movements today. It is all about embracing the color of our skin and as well as its imperfections. It aims to empower both men and women to be comfortable with their own skin and feel beautiful. Nyakim Gatwech, a South Sudanese model, is a good role model for
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.
I turned 35 today, and like a few other milestone birthdays, this one brought with it an irresistible charge to reflect on the lessons I’ve learned throughout the years. Here are 35 of them I’d relay to my younger self and other girls. 1. Remember to play. Everyday. 2. Go beyond your comfort zone. Often.
Promise Yourself To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. To think only the
One morning she woke up different. Done with trying to figure out who was with her, against her, or walking down the middle because they didn’t have the guts to pick a side. She was done with anything that didn’t bring her peace. She realized that opinions were a dime a dozen, validation was for
The most important relationship you’ll have is the one you have with yourself. Pause and read that again. How does that statement make you feel? On a scale of 1 – 10, with 10 being “absolutely in love with myself,” where would you put yourself right now? Be honest. I’ll be honest in saying that
Often in the middle of the night after my son has gone to bed, and I’m alone, I cannot help thinking “Where is my happily ever after? Where’s my happy ending?” The fairy tales I read as a little girl told me we all have happy endings. So where’s mine? Don’t get me wrong. I
[wp_ad_camp_4] Ok here goes. Read this. It’s long. I don’t care. I don’t want sympathy. I don’t want compliments. I want action. Read it. Women. Please, I beg of you PLEASE do not tear each other down. There is so much hate in the world right now. Rape culture. Hating Islam. Hating LGBTQ. No more
They say the people who exhibit the most kindness have experienced a lot of pain. The ones who act like they don’t need love are the ones that need it more. The ones who take care of everyone else’s needs are the ones who need it most. And the people who smile a lot may
Love yourself first… because that is who you will be spending the rest of your life with. — Unknown
You have to love yourself because no amount of love from others is sufficient to fill the yearning that your soul requires from you. — Dodinsky [This quote is lifted from the book GENTLE REMINDERS, to view sample pages go HERE.] Colorful, insightful, soothing, and empowering, THE GENTLE REMINDERS is the perfect gift for