1. Love in Death?

    It’s terrifying and depressing when you lose someone, especially if the thought of death has always been on your mind. When I lost my dad, I wondered to myself, “How long do I have?” I didn’t know. I still don’t. When my dad died there were times I asked myself, “What’s the point?” And there were times where it made me want better for myself. Death has a funny way of making you ei…Read More

  2. Every Breath Is A Blessing

    Growing up, I didn’t understand what it meant to breathe. I didn’t know that breathing was the gateway to meditation. I didn’t know that breathing was a stress reliever. I didn’t know that breathing was a luxury. I didn’t know that when I got older, there would be a time where breathing would be a battlefield, and the hospital would have to send reinforcements for me to win. Inhalers. Br…Read More

  3. Staying Positive

    The ability to stay positive has nothing to do with only focusing on what's good in your life. The ability to remain positive comes from how fast you can bounce back from being in a different state. It's in the transfer of negativity to positivity that a miracle occurs. We're all going to be sucked into unhealthy behavioral patterns and mindsets. The skill and ability to go back into a loving mind…Read More

  4. Purchasing The Right Life Coaching Book: 5 Books That Will Change Your Life

    Books are so crucial to our growth as humans. Reading books allows us to gain knowledge and information from outside perspectives that are harder to get in other places. Also, if the books we are reading contain stories, we gain empathy. We can put ourselves in a character's shoes and see what it’s like to be him or her. If the book is well written, we can experience life experiences that we’v…Read More

  5. Cure for Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic fibrosis used to be and still is to a degree a fatal disorder. It used to kill people while they were infants, now because of modern medicine the average life expectancy is in the late thirties. It affects the respiratory system and the digestive system. The main complication that people face is difficulty in breathing. In my own life experience, I have been blessed to have excellent health…Read More

  6. Perserverence When You Want To Give Up

    I know a lot about perseverance. Living with cystic fibrosis where every day seems like a struggle to get through because of my health, to grieving my father’s death when I was just 20 years old, I know a thing or 2 about struggle. So, my number one tip on how to persevere when you want to give up? Give up. That’s right. Give up. Surrender.  The reason why we fight and feel as if we need to p…Read More

  7. Stand Together or Die Together

    Love is the only answer. When I wrote this poem over a year ago, I was in a place of a lot of anger and frustration. It was during the 2016 Presidential Election when I began to write this piece. I vented all my frustrations about what was going on and everything I was seeing. All of the division, all of the hate, all of the worry, all of the racism, the fear-mongering, the disrespect, and I had t…Read More

  8. Taking Time to Relax

    Going into 2018, we all need to remember to relax. It’s in a state of rest that everything in our lives begins to manifest. When we’re overwhelmed, the Universe is sending us creativity, but we don't embrace it all.  The overwhelming feeling we feel when it seems like we have so much on our plate comes from expectations and restrictions we put on ourselves. True living and creation is free-f…Read More

  9. Learning to Love from a Distance

    Learning how to love from a distance. It’s hard. When I decided to focus on myself because the pain was too immense when I was around Z, I didn’t know if I was making the biggest mistake of my life. I felt like I was abandoning him. I felt like I was ruining something special, but something was calling me to leave. Maybe it was the pain; maybe it was something else, I just knew that I couldn…Read More

  10. Overcoming Challenges

    Overcoming is something that I have had to do my whole life. When you’re born with a chronic illness, it seems that fighting it is in your DNA. When a diagnosis is in your life, there’s always this lingering feeling that you need to beat it and become better. Since that was drill into my head since I was a child, I’ve come to look at everything as an obstacle. It’s how I get my motivation.…Read More