Getting Unstuck and Shifting Gears

Dr. Karen Semien-McBride grew up in Compton, California. During her teenage years, she was faced with health issues that nearly took her life; but by the grace of God, and her persistence to fight, she survived. With her will to win, her love of education, and a strong entrepreneurial spirit, Dr. Karen propelled forward to… Continue reading Getting Unstuck and Shifting Gears

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

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!

Points to Step Into Your Greatness and Stand in Your Truth

  As children, we were all given rules, staples if you will, to live by, you know like: mind your business, speak when spoken to, don't hurt people's feelings, get along with others, try to fit in so you won't stand out and be picked on, act normal, and be safe with your choices, just… Continue reading Points to Step Into Your Greatness and Stand in Your Truth