Author: dominica2257

Toxic Relationships: For Love’s Sake, Cut Ties

toxic relationships

You’re sucking the life right out of me! Says anyone who has experienced toxic relationships before. Today’s topic is toxic people. Toxic in the way that they just don’t have healthy relationship skills. Whether they’re super codependent, narcissistic, a drunk, controlling, etc., they tend to bring chaos to the relationship. There you are having a […]

Addiction Recovery & Spirituality: Put Your Work Boots On and Get to Work

codependency

Life truly can be hell when you’re feeling hopeless and powerless. It’s no surprise that those struggling in addiction or alcoholism journey along this lonesome path, oftentimes ending up hitting a rock bottom that depletes them entirely. I can say for myself, my stint navigating full-fledged codependency and/or love addiction caused me to become extremely […]

We’re Strong Enough To Let Go

self worth

It feels so good to FEEL one hundred percent responsible for my level of happiness. I mean, on the days I actually feel like this.                    Nature Walk, Concord, NC To be the power that defines my emotions. To be the power to create the kind of […]

Stand Up For Yourself, Warrior Goddess

Can you stand up for yourself and still be spiritual? Chances are you’ve got people in your life who rub you the wrong way. Maybe they get angry and lash out at you. Or perhaps they manipulate/project their crap/nag the hell out of you. There’s probably many scenarios where you find yourself teetering on whether […]

Are You Awake In Your Relationship?

Many people get into relationships to fulfill their own wants and needs. This all works great for a while, but eventually rifts of turmoil begin to set in and more often than not, both partners get disillusioned and opt out of the relationship in the hopes that a new one will be better. As more […]

Blind on the Trail

depression

Most of us began the New Year with a bang. With written down goals, dream board, drenched with ambition. I began the New Year empty. Maybe even numb. Why? Honestly, I don’t know. All the books I’ve read, motivational mojo I’ve listened to, and people I’ve talked to hadn’t clued me in to the root […]

Ditch the Mask Already, Will Ya?

My fingers slowly trace the outline of my face in the reflection of the tarnished mirror. I notice each delicate curve, feature and the way my eyes look hollow. Deadness. I tighten my brows and look deeper, thinking just maybe I’d see something worth salvaging in my matted soul. Dear God, please. I close my […]

Stand Up. Own Your Voice

I just finished up an 8 week Signature Story Boot Camp course led by fabulous author Rachel Resnick and I must say, I’m a bit sad that it’s all over.  At the same time, I am eager to move onto the next step in my business + personal life, as I am figuring out that […]

Memory Snapshot #2: Shame Enters

shame

I left my husband for a woman. Yes. I know how that sounds. Leaving my husband was one of the most challenging things I’ve ever done. My sexuality was on the line. My relationship with my teenage kids on the line.  But my heart was on the verge of a tornado of catastrophic proportion. The […]