Abused
2020

Emotional Abuse

There are many types of abuse and all of them are horrific but emotional abuse is quite possibly the worst of all due to its insidious nature. Many victims of
2020

Caring for Aging Parents Can Be a Challenge

Topic Suggested by BajanBeauty Simone. Thank you! Many of us have parents that are seniors and whose health may be declining. We find ourselves shuttling our parents back and forth
Authenticity
2020

I Am Who I Am

As defined by Dictionary.com:Authenticity [ aw-then-tis-i-tee, aw-thuhn- ] – Noun– the quality of being authentic; genuineness.Authentic [ aw-then-tik ] – Adjective – not false or copied; genuine; real: – having
Don't Beat Yourself Up
2020

Be Gentle With Yourself

This world can be very abusive. With so many struggles and obstacles, life can beat you down and leave you like a puddle on the floor. But even with all
Say Their Names
2020

Rest In Peace

Names of some of the African Americans that have been murdered by law enforcement in America in the last few years. Above is a list of African Americans who have
Juneteenth
2020

Juneteenth 2020

Today is June 19, 2020, and, more so than in any other year that I can remember, people all over the United States are celebrating the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth.
Conversation
2020

Be Teachable

I am a person who communicates and defends her boundaries. I am a person who speaks up when I feel like something isn’t right. Annoying as it may be, it’s
William Daniell - Eddystone Lighthouse During A Storm
2020

So, You Say You’re Unbothered?

So, You Say You’re Unbothered? People who are unbothered remain unmoved regardless of the chaos surrounding them, very much like a lighthouse in a storm.Tenaja Ansar Seelowe, 8 May 2020
Anxiety
2020

Anxiety & COVID-19

I know it’s all in my head but aren’t most things? That doesn’t make it any less terrifying. I have struggled with Generalized and Social Anxiety as well as Agoraphobia
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay
2020

Love Me or Leave Me Alone

Learning to accept the things I cannot change. I can’t change anyone’s opinion of me, how they feel about me, what they say/do, etc. I can’t make anyone do anything.
You Gon' Learn Today
2020

Hard Heads Learn Hard Lessons…Eventually

via GIPHY I am notoriously hard-headed. At least once a month, my mom has cause to repeat the saying “You’d argue with a signpost.” To which my usual smart-ass reply
2020

When Pedestles Fall

You walked in smiling brightlyand asked for a seat at my table.I looked up from my lukewarm solitudeUnsurprised but not sure if I would be ableTo grant you all of
2019

“Hurt people hurt people” is not an excuse!

We’ve all heard the saying, “Hurt people hurt people. Healed people heal people.” and I doubt any of us could argue the truth of the statement. Unfortunately, some people chose
2019

SLiens, Please Stop!!

As the year 2020 approaches, I wanted to give you all my list of things we as SLiens (members of Second Life for those of you who are unfamiliar), really
2019

Scream From The Rooftops!!

I keep seeing these posts on Facebook telling people to keep their successes to themselves, don’t tell anyone what you’re working on so that they can’t ruin it, etc.. I
2019

Never Compare Yourself to Others

There will always be something. Something is always going to pop up and knock you on your ass. Sooner or later, something is going to put you so deep in
2019

What can we, as individuals, do to fight injustice?

Speak up or nothing will change! I was scrolling through Facebook when I came across this video: , In the comments below the post, someone mentioned that they see injustices