“Does constantly talking about what happened to you take a toll?” he asked. We had just finished up a lengthy conversation and he had just shared his story with the world. I wanted to laugh and cry simultaneously. Not a humorous laugh, but a nervous one. Not tears of sadness, but of knowing. What a… Continue reading The Toll
There is always a beginning point. That place between feeling utterly lost and taking the first steps to happiness. A kind word, a reminder, or losing yourself in emotion that leaves you feeling cornered and defensive. This place is a weird place to be. It is where you first start to see the light at… Continue reading The Tunnel
It wasn’t long before I quit my job that people started to comment on my demeanor. “She’s gone full hippy, hasn’t she?” one co-worker said to another with a chuckle. “Good for her, she’s following her dreams. I wish I could just leave,” said another. I’m reminded of this as I struggle to wrap my… Continue reading The Rules
Somy Ali is a survivor, Bollywood actress, film producer, and founder of No More Tears, a nonprofit that works to free victims from domestic violence and human trafficking. Her personal story will captivate you, and her work with victims will inspire you. Somy’s interview spans the years and is a phenomenal story of how a… Continue reading It Doesn’t Matter Who You Are – An Interview with Actress and Nonprofit Leader Somy Ali
A belated Happy New Year to you all. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for a fresh start. 2017 was a difficult year for me and, from what I can tell, for a lot of people. But we are in a new year, and I want to issue a challenge. Let’s be kind… Continue reading A New Approach for 2018 – Kindness
With October only a few days behind us, the news lit up with stories of another mass shooting in America. 26 people died, and 20 more were injured, at the hands of a coward on Sunday morning as they attended church in a small town in Texas. Sadly, our nation mourns once again. But, if… Continue reading What is Happening?
Read the campaign. #Metoo is not about domestic violence, child abuse, bullying, or violence against men. #Metoo is a campaign that is meant to raise awareness about sexual assault and harassment against women. It is in place to show just how many individual women have been subjected to inappropriate behavior at the hands of men,… Continue reading #MeToo is Not About You