And the time came…

“And the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to bloom” ~ Anais Nin

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The Funeral – Burying My Grief

July 7, 2013 – 8:25 a.m. – Our past can affect us in different ways, depending on our personality and the unique events that have caused pain.  We find ways to cope, but for many, the pain

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The Day I Remembered Me

February 11, 2011.  After nearly eight years of marriage to a Narcissist, I remembered me…and left the nightmare of Narcissistic abuse. Little did I realize I’d been drawn to him partly because

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I Was There…The 2011 Egyptian Revolution

January 2011. The first revolution of the Egyptian people.  I was in my third week of student teaching at the American International School of Egypt when the initial murmurs of a revolution made its rounds.

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Ditch Plan B = Success

We’ve all seen the blogs, videos and advertisements about creating the life we want.  By following this formula or joining that group and paying lots of your hard-earned money to someone, you can be

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One-Stop Safe Skincare Shopping List for Abuse Survivors

If you are healing from the trauma of emotional abuse, it’s important to take care of the outside just as much as the inside.  You may be surprised to learn that chemicals enter your body through

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