The Beast

There are women all over the globe walking among the crowds, physically and emotionally battered. Bruises meticulously covered to ensure no one can see through to their pain. The secret is safe, long as the black and blues stay below the shoulders.  Aggression that can happen to any woman because it crosses cultural, educational, financial and … Continue reading The Beast

What You Need to Know About Awe-Inspiring and Brazen New York

Hope you are feeling inspired on this day! Born and raised in the city that never sleeps provides an interesting point of view on many things. It seems that by nature of our culture and environment, New Yorkers are perceived to be more open and candid about most topics. Rumor has it, growing up in … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Awe-Inspiring and Brazen New York

Spotlight on The Cost of Her Jewels

While many AW readers are familiar with the articles about women and motivational pieces I've written, you might not all know about other works included in AW's collection. I wrote The Cost of Her Jewels late in the second half of 2017. The storyline came to me during the time I was writing for divorcehub. … Continue reading Spotlight on The Cost of Her Jewels

It Will Bring You to Your Knees

I recently watched "Life Itself." A film about life's beautiful, tragic, magical and incredible irony. Dan Fogelman, the writer that brings millions of American households to tears each week with "This Is Us" made a believer out of me. Life's difficulties constantly challenge our strength and will to keep fighting. We all have our own … Continue reading It Will Bring You to Your Knees

Are We All Broken?

"Have an encounter inside your own story. That’s where the holy ground is, same place you find the burning bush. Burning away things that aren’t true." --William Paul Young The learning begins as soon as we are in the womb, as does trauma. There are plenty of people who grow up to be well-adjusted. By … Continue reading Are We All Broken?

This One Change Will Help You Confront the Fear of Letting Go of a Relationship

Have you ever been in a relationship so long that you don’t know anything else? Has the guilt of walking out on someone who loves you tear you up inside?  Are you staying with a lover to avoid being alone? How about feeling paralyzed to the point of resigning yourself to the idea that you … Continue reading This One Change Will Help You Confront the Fear of Letting Go of a Relationship

Pain

We've all felt the agony of loss, heartbreak, labor, illness or defeat. An overwhelming emotion that can cripple the strongest of men and women. For others, it can serve as a driver pushing them to the next plateau. Serena Williams secured a spot in 2018’s US Open after not making the cut in her last … Continue reading Pain

Do You Believe in Women’s Intuition?

How would you define intuition? Do you believe you have it and recognize what it feels like? If so, do you ever use it to help you in life’s situations? Intuition is a hunch. It’s what some call a gut instinct telling you something is likely, even though you don't have actual evidence of the … Continue reading Do You Believe in Women’s Intuition?

Are We Settling in Relationships?

“We accept the love we think we deserve.” - Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower Do you feel alone even when you are with him in a room? Is he a serial cheater? Do insults fly out of his mouth when he gets angry? Do you feel like you're constantly trying to win his love? … Continue reading Are We Settling in Relationships?

“The Grape”

The MeToo movement was created to provide support for survivors of sexual violence. The group began to help young minorities living in economically disadvantaged communities deal with this traumatic event. The world took greater notice to the movement about a year ago. Celebrity voices stepped up to speak against the abuse of power being used … Continue reading “The Grape”