2020 · abuse · art · domestic violence · growth · happiness · healing · Intentions · poetry

Cornered

Cornered into choices, Decisions not your own. Fighting through the memories, Reacting to the bone. Sleeplessness, feeling out of control. Fighting for your place. Knowing your strength, Your willingness, The promises you make. Who controls the script? The observations placed on you? A strength is there, but overthrown, By those holding power over you. Fight… Continue reading Cornered

abuse · domestic violence · growth · happiness · healing · Uncategorized

Finding Love in 2020

And just like that, a new decade is upon us. It’s been a long while since I’ve had time to just stop and think. Well, since I have made time to think. Busyness consumes us. I personally believe that there are very few who are immune in today’s society. We go from morning until night… Continue reading Finding Love in 2020

Podcast

It Doesn’t Matter Who You Are – An Interview with Actress and Nonprofit Leader Somy Ali

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

sexual assault

Why I’m Struggling With the #MeToo Movement

Perhaps you have heard of the #MeToo movement.  Who hasn’t?  It is splayed across social media, a topic of conversation among the talking heads, and most have an story or opinion to go with the hashtag. I even wrote about it, myself, not that terribly long ago. I was almost giddy when I first heard… Continue reading Why I’m Struggling With the #MeToo Movement

domestic violence · Podcast

Audio Blogging (The Podcast)

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)

domestic violence · Video

TEDxNSU – Rolling with the Punches: Be the Change That Knocks Out Domestic Violence

Speaking at TEDx was a wonderfully empowering experience.  Being a part of this event taught me a lot about myself, my voice, and reminded me just how far I have come in my healing.  It also showed me how many are open to hearing, listening, and learning.  Your story can heal!  Shine your light and… Continue reading TEDxNSU – Rolling with the Punches: Be the Change That Knocks Out Domestic Violence