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
It seems to be at thing now, that I start my posts saying “it’s been awhile since I last wrote.” Well, it has been a while. It is also a thing that I feel most compelled to write when I feel lousy. Coincidence? I don’t think so. Writing helps me sort through the tirade of… Continue reading Tired and Torn
I recently interviewed for a position as a teacher at a nonprofit. This nonprofit has been around for about 20 years and was built through the hard work and resilience of its founder. For years she struggled to just get by financially as she structured an organization whose cause was dear to her. She took… Continue reading What do you want to be when you grow up?
Wow! I am absolutely brimming with excitement! Have you ever had something come to fruition, and you don’t really know how, or when, or why it developed, but it did. It’s like the sky has opened up and the sun is shining brightly all around me. New energy is flowing and I’m almost getting too… Continue reading Audio Blogging (The Podcast)
I find that more and more time passes between blog posts. On a good note, it is because a lot of things are happening that keep me busy. In my last two posts, I talked about how frustrated I was with life, how events had triggered me and depression had reared its ugly head. I… Continue reading And Then Life Flipped…
The other day, as I was driving through town, “You and Me” by Lighthouse came on the radio. I’ve always liked this song, but this time it created a wave of emotions that I had forgotten about. Perhaps it is because of all the recent writing, the book, or my constant rehashing of my past,… Continue reading You and Me
Dear New Survivor, Yesterday I wrote a letter to my younger self, but today I feel led to write to you. You are the individuals who recently escaped an abusive relationship. Some of you have felt the physical blows of your attacker. Some of you are scarred to the core from the emotional abuse your partner… Continue reading A Letter to New Survivors