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June 10, 2020

I have found that I don't need to look like a professional athlete, but my appearance does matter to me.  I am finding that working to be fit, strong, and healthy gives me greater confidence and this, in turn, allows me to stand up for myself.  My goal; to have all of...

June 4, 2020

Self-worth is how you value yourself. It’s not based on what others think of you or the things you have (or haven’t) accomplished; it comes from within. But it’s easy to forget that our worth isn’t determined by outside forces.


May 10, 2020

Being stalked can be paralyzingly frightening. Victims aren’t traumatized just once; they’re perpetually unsettled by attempts at contact and often begin to feel like there’s no safe place to go. 

The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that about three million pe...

April 19, 2020

Shared family secrets are pieces of information known within the family but forbidden to outsiders. Some of these pieces of information, as in the case of family traditions and inside jokes, actually increase closeness and cohesion by creating an internal culture that...

April 14, 2020

How do you feel about family secrets? Should they be revealed?

April 13, 2020

Families often keep under wraps the dirty secrets.  The persona of the perfect family in pictures and in public attempt to overshadow what really is going on behind the scenes.  What happens when secrets are revealed can cause hurt, confusion and betrayal.  How do we n...

March 22, 2020

This week was a week of hard work, long hours, and happy moments.  And it had its moments of truths.  I have learned that when truth begins to be made known, alienation happens.  Color blindness overtakes true colors.  

A weakness of a narcissist is their...

February 24, 2020

I am not.  I am not the revengeful or vengeful type.  I do not care to destroy another person no matter how angry or what the situation may be (but don't mess with my children!).   Over the past few weeks, I have had to take the higher road than the darker, lower road...

January 6, 2020

I love watching the sunrise.  Our world is covered in snow and the sun’s rays glitter across the beautiful fields and colors our surroundings.  It warms my heart and brightens my day!

This past week has been a week of realization and courage.  I have had to downpla...

December 23, 2019

Over the past months, I have had serious conversations with persons who I have been close to for a long time.  Truth be told, they were tough conversations.  I have learned that even though I was told I was loved and appreciated, I was not by persons who should have ha...

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