A Woman’s Worth

Every day women are bombarded with conflicting images and media messages that tell us we are lacking. Relentless consumption framed as self-improvement depends on the lie that we will never be enough. When we place the power to define who we are and our worth in someone else’s hands we lose value. We must engage our thoughts and recognize our individual journeys for what they are.  A transformative conversation engaging our body and soul. Not doing…

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The Latino Votes

There is an estimated 58.1 million Latinos in the United States making up over 17 percent of the population. In 2060, it is estimated that the Latino population will increase 115 percent to some 119 million. An estimated 800,000Latinos turn 18 each year. 93% of Latino children are U.S. born citizens and eligible to vote. (Center for American Progress) In the 2012 election, there were 13.7 Latinos registered to vote, however given that 23.3 million…

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The Universe Does Not Have Laws—It Has Habits, And Habits Can Be Broken

Habits can arise through repetition. They are a normal part of life. However, pleasure based habits are more difficult to break.  All of us can relate and identify a pleasure based habit that is of an unhealthy nature.  Perhaps it is over-eating or drug addiction; sex addiction or addictions to social media or smoking.  Even radical religious fanaticism can become a habit. These are but a few things that can cause routines to become bad habits.  What if that…

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American Slavery-Sex trafficking is a form of slavery that exists globally.

American Slavery-Sex trafficking is a form of slavery that exists globally. Pushing extreme tactics such as violence, debt bondage, threats and coercion. Sex traffickers are compelling both children and adults alike to engage in commercial sex acts against their will. As I have become more involved in grass roots work here in Delaware and engaging with the community, I have come across an alarming trend. Sex trafficking In the U.S. Human trafficking is a business…

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The Storm before the Calm

Most see life as the calm before the storm, but what happens when the storm hits? The manner in which we cope with stressors has an immense impact on our quality of life. It can be profoundly unpleasant and seriously affect our spiritual, emotional and physical health. We all handle stressors differently, and how we cope can either hinder or help our individual situation. The next step is to choose a way to deal with…

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I Live In This Body -YOU DO NOT.

This is my soul, my being, my beauty and it has curves. Beautiful, sensuous, sexy curves. You cannot wait for someone to tell you what is OK. We must accept ourselves . Fashion designers don't make samples above a size 6 . Does that seem realistic to you?  When you walk down the street do you see a size 6 in the majority? We must not allow the images that the Media continues to present…

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When The Chips Are Stacked Against You, That Is When You Will Rise

When the chips are stacked against you, that is when you will rise - When you have made the decision to take on a new journey, you begin to evaluate multiple options. Every moment you dedicate to your cause allows you to shift your perspective in a positive direction. You develop a robust desire to remove those obstacles and exchange them for discipline, perseverance and persistence. You measure your individual success. It is not determined by…

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The Glass Case

A strong emotional response is understandable when faced with a situation that is new to you or one that causes some type of unexpected conflict. Taking a little time to yourself to sit back and evaluate the impact it has on your life can afford you the opportunity to skillfully evaluate or reluctantly obsess depending on your personality type. I love how life continues to teach me lessons.  A constant barrage of ever changing experiences that continues…

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