Every single person is exposed to some sort of trauma. Sometimes trauma can break you and sometimes it can make you stronger. The art of psychological warfare is when a completely broken person decides to disrupt (or play with) others to avoid dealing with themselves. Sometimes it’s a conscious decision and other times it is unconscious. Our discussion covers all things from narcissism to mental health. Coping methods to community. Realities. Health Care and Society systems. Sacred spaces and beyond.
Category Archives: Public Speaking
International Women’s Day 2021
We are officially celebrating SISTERHOOD! There are so many instances when it’s possible to accomplish things alone but deep down, we all know it takes a COMMUNITY! And each successful women is surrounded by a Tribe of successful women, right? Yes! For years, I didn’t know how to ask for help or receive it. IContinue reading “International Women’s Day 2021”
International Convention of Psychiatry and Mental Health
Grateful to have shared a virtual stage with one of the literal smartest men in the world. In addition, he coined the term narc fleas. My Recovery Journey came with a lot of plot twists. It was lonely. Heartbreaking then Enlightening. Isolating then Freeing. Everything and Nothing. It was pure Darkness then Light. Essentially, it’s shedding the role I thought I had to play to create space for the person I truly am.
Self-Sabotaging Sagas: “I have to be Strong”
Self-Sabotaging Sagas: “I have to be Strong”. Podcast with Life Coach and awesome human being, Genea Barnes.
Global Goodwill Ambassador
A month ago, I was acknowledged. I was validated. I was honoured for some pretty intense [humanitarian] work. About a year ago, I decided to turn into my pain and confront a troubled relationship. During the process, I was able to identify who was helping me heal and who was helping my oppressor cause additionalContinue reading “Global Goodwill Ambassador”
Poem: What if I told you…
What if I told you that everything in your heart Was going to be pulled completely apart? Every smile that is shared Is another ‘hit’ to be bared You decided to dim your light Because you were tired of the fight Every way you turn Something started to burn You protect your friendships with somethingContinue reading “Poem: What if I told you…”
Poem: Be Your Own Hero
When you’re covered by a cloud with no friends to be found just remember these special people Me, Myself & I. There is never a need to fear because they are always very near Call out to these special people Me, Myself & I. When times get rough remind yourself to be tough Hold aContinue reading “Poem: Be Your Own Hero”
#MeToo – sharing my story at open mic night in Chicago
My intention for the night was simply to take a break from my writing. To be invisible amongst a crowd of strangers. Take a break from my journey by supporting others… I hesitantly joined an event in the city with a trusted friend. A few months ago, I made myself vulnerable by publishing my storyContinue reading “#MeToo – sharing my story at open mic night in Chicago”
Hubbard High School (Chicago)
Visits home are typically spent with family and minimal amount of time to see friends. This trip, I was VERY fortunate to be invited to speak with high schoolers about my experiences in Asia. We covered a bunch of topics related to infrastructure, starting conversations with strangers, and thriving outside your comfort zone. Very interestingContinue reading “Hubbard High School (Chicago)”
Open Mic (Singapore)
You know you’re obsessed when you find every opportunity to jump on a stage to work on your public speaking skills! Tonight’s ‘performance’ was testing my improv skills. My story-telling skills… It was an open mic night at a local bar in Singapore. The theme was my first time. My goal was to get theContinue reading “Open Mic (Singapore)”