Feeling Heartbroken & Exhausted

It’s hard to explain the pain I feel, but I sit here crying because this world has me exhausted. I think of my nieces and nephews, my babies. I think of their beautiful brown skin possibly being the reason they are harmed one day. I think of the hatred that is so easily spewed towards... Continue Reading →

Before You Call the Cops

Ugh my heart! My soul cries for the families that have lost their loved ones due to fear of nothing more than the color of their skin. I pray God watch over my beautiful/handsome nieces and nephews who also live in that skin. I pray God reminds them how beautiful of a person they are;... Continue Reading →

Surviving

Please remember that you are still here.No matter how difficult the journey has been, you are here; You are breathing.You have made it another day to tell your story.You are stronger than you even realize.You are a survivor! -Jen, xo

EVERY PERSON’S BILL OF RIGHTS

I'm here studying for my Social Work Practice II Final and I came across this important piece of information. I thought I would share the Bill of Rights that pertains to EVERY person: THE RIGHT TO MAKE AND REFUSE REQUESTS THE RIGHT TO EXPRESS YOUR OWN OPINIONS THE RIGHT NOT TO JUSTIFY THE RIGHT TO... Continue Reading →

Self Isolation Tip

I found this to be a pretty good tip. I know with anxiety we tend to be hard on ourselves when we don’t feel we have done enough with our days. In reality, surviving the day is an accomplishment in itself. So be gentle with yourself and allow yourself to just “be”. Not every day... Continue Reading →

The Lies My Mind Tells Me

How many of you go through this?: Busy doing housework, or anything at all. Feeling pretty good and thinking it’s going to be a good day when all of a sudden your brain starts to butt in with things like: “you know nobody likes you right?” “People just put up with you” You’re not as... Continue Reading →

Good Night

    Now I lay me down to sleep, I beg for calmness and some peace I hope to wake with a quiet mind, ready to conquer the day and make it mine.   -Jen, xo

Self Care

I saw this post on Facebook and it resonated with me. I never thought that self care would include not arguing or voicing my opinion with certain people, but it makes a lot of sense. There are some people in my life who I know I just can’t speak with because they hate taking responsibility... Continue Reading →

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