Self-love: Authenticity

“Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.” ― Brené Brown Brené Brown holds a masters of social work and is a research professor for the University of Huston. For more than fifteen years she … More Self-love: Authenticity

We Could Not Look Away: Not Another 17, Not Another One- A Collabrative Poem

I am part of online writers group from GoDogGoCafe and recently we came together to voicing our grief and sadness over the latest school shooting. This is a heavy topic that needs to be discussed openly and frequently. My hope with these words is to not commiserate in woe and anguish but to inspire reform … More We Could Not Look Away: Not Another 17, Not Another One- A Collabrative Poem

Self-love: A Reminder

“Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.” ― Brené Brown Brené Brown holds a masters of social work and is a research professor for the University of Huston. For more than fifteen years she has been studying topics such as courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. You can learn more … More Self-love: A Reminder

Self-love: Culitvate

“Love is not something we give or get; it is something that we nurture and grow, a connection that can only be cultivated between two people when it exists within each one of them – we can only love others as much as we love ourselves.” -Brené Brown Brené Brown holds a masters of social … More Self-love: Culitvate

Self-love: Acknowledge

“Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from which love grows. Love can only survive these injuries if they are acknowledged, healed and rare.” ― Brené Brown Brené Brown holds a masters of social work and is a research professor for the University of Huston. For more than fifteen years she … More Self-love: Acknowledge