How to Recognize Depression and Anxiety in Your Kids

It really hurts me to see our kids suffering. With so many cases of mental illness and depression impacting the younger generation; it's time for society to recognize the urgency of the problem, and take a stand to help our youth stabilize or overcome their states of anxiety and depression to prevent harm to themselves… Continue reading How to Recognize Depression and Anxiety in Your Kids

Break Free From the Cycle of Destructive Relationships

When is "enough" enough? How much do you value yourself?   Too often, we hear case-after-case of people being abused by their, supposedly, significant other. I know it happens to both men and women, but for this article, we are focusing on the women. In the news, we hear how women have been beaten, shot, stabbed… Continue reading Break Free From the Cycle of Destructive Relationships

7 Signs You May Be Addicted to Your Medication

How did things go so wrong? How did being prescribed medications lead to so many tragic cases of abuse, for some, to the point of ruining lives, disrupting families, causing community chaos, and even causing death at astronomical rates? According to an article in Psychology Today, Scott A. Bonn Ph.D. states, "Prescription medications are far… Continue reading 7 Signs You May Be Addicted to Your Medication

An Invisible Child… A True Story

  We all have a past, and we all have secrets. Some of our pasts are not as bad as others. As a matter of fact, a lot of us probably enjoyed our upbringings without much pain and chaos, outside of what's considered normal. As a result, we grew up and continued to live our… Continue reading An Invisible Child… A True Story

No Girlfriend…It Isn’t Just in Your Head, You Really Are in an Abusive Relationship!

Article contributed by: Gina Kendall Lusardi (Founder of Speak Out, Get Out, Stay Out) Gina Kendall Lusardi is a domestic abuse survivor, thriver, educator, speaker and advocate. She is a survivor of 27 years of both childhood and adult domestic abuse. At the age of 28, she was able to find the strength and courage… Continue reading No Girlfriend…It Isn’t Just in Your Head, You Really Are in an Abusive Relationship!