Self-Care: What It Really Means

Self-Care: What It Really Means

Self-care is far more than superficial enjoyment. Quite honestly, those perks are only a minute fraction of what caring for one’s self really looks like and consists of. Don’t get me wrong, I am all for relaxing in a massage chair while having my feet rubbed and scrubbed – away from the demands of day-to-day life, when all of the attention is on me and my needs in that moment; however, let’s be clear here: You can go to the spa every week, never miss a hair, nails, and feet appointment, take a vacation every month, and have a closet full of clothes and shoes, yet still not have a clue how to care for yourself. You can be very well kept on the outside and dying on the inside.

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Your Truth Matters: #MeToo

Your Truth Matters: #MeToo

Sexual assault is one of the most painful, frightening, life-altering experience one can go through. It damages you physically, psychologically, emotionally, developmentally, and spiritually. I know firsthand. And when you find the courage and strength to speak up about your experience and you aren't believed, it is equivalent to being victimized all over again.

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