The awesome truth about you

Truth and nothing but the truth is what this post is all about. You may not believe what I share with you at first but its honest and not like the lies our world is telling you. I have shared below a video I made a few months ago. I came up with the idea for this while I was sitting outside. The wind was causing the trees to move and I could hear the animals…


I am the author of my story

author survivor story

I always have a choice. I may not be able to prevent negative events in my life, but I can choose how I respond to them. As an adult, I have chosen to view my childhood adversity from the angle of my overcoming. This doesn’t erase my personal history or the existence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in my life, but it does take me from a victim mentality (this is still happening and it…


My struggle with wanting to be ‘normal’

This is something I have battled with since my childhood. Always wondering what was wrong with me. Thinking that my life was valued less than my brothers. The struggle is just as tough as an adult now. I look back at the mistakes I have made and wonder “If I was normal, would I still make those same mistakes?” The head games begin every time I ask myself this. What is normal? Based on the…


4 ways to create positive change

We just had the Orlando shooting, Stanford rape case, suicide bombers in the middle east and other horrific crimes happen recently. As I read about these, they cause my depression and anxiety issues to be magnified. So much so that I start to ponder “Why exactly have I never gone through with the suicidal thoughts in the past?”. I take a moment to find peace within this struggle and remind myself of my purpose. I…


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