11/28/20 – Poetry

Some days I hate myself. I hate who I see when I stare in the mirror I say to myself, “If I just lost a little weight, I’d love myself.” I pick apart my flaws and I pray that by morning I’ll be pretty Growing up I was deemed “the ugly sibling” and I’ve been […]

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A Journey to Self-Love

I don’t love myself. Hell, most days I don’t even like myself. Growing up I struggled with low self-esteem and at one point I had a deep hatred for myself. If you’d asked me back then how I described myself, words like hideous, fat, devil, monster, and idiot came to mind. I couldn’t even look […]

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Calming Your Anxious Mind

For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with anxiety. Both generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety. At one point, my social anxiety was so severe I couldn’t even leave my house and when I did leave, I obsessed over how I looked and felt like everyone was looking at me, judging, and talking […]

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Soothing Sundays – Daily Affirmations

Affirmations are statements you repeat to help you overcome challenges such as negative thoughts. They are phrases you say when you’re looking to uplift yourself. While some people who start using affirmations may not believe what they’re saying at first, eventually, after repetitive use, an individual will start believing in what they’re speaking. I try […]

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