Be someone's hero by just being you. This is SheTheWarrior, a platform where I share stories and lessons from my life, as well as open the door to questioning what we think we know. My goal is to share experiences of failure, success, inspiration, heartbreak, and humility, in hopes that they will resonate with other … Continue reading Beginning She The Warrior
From the beginning, it was a crazy mix of struggle and bliss. I felt wild, like I was starting over and had the ability to redefine myself however I wanted to because no one knew me yet. The island gave me community, diversity, and eventually peace. New challenges presented themselves on a daily … Continue reading Island Thoughts
When you love someone, what wouldn’t you do? What move is too big? If nothing else makes sense and you’re facing a wall of changes, but you have a strong feeling from somewhere deep inside that says “This is my person”, is it worth it? I had lost faith in people. I’d lost faith in … Continue reading What Wouldn’t You Do?
Do you see the magic in life? Those moments when all you can think is, ‘Wow, this is amazing, and am I so lucky’? Those are the moments I think of when I need inspiration, and motivation. Big or small, those are the moments that give me hope. It was early spring, and even … Continue reading Magic in the Water
Do we get second chances at great love? Or after one love leaves us lonely, is that simply what we tell ourselves to survive? He was the golden one. People would walk up to him and instantly open up; he just had that ease about him that somehow earned immediate trust. In my life … Continue reading The Lonely
Sometimes it’s hard not to feel pity. When you know they don’t want help, won’t accept it, even resent it, but all you can see is how much better their life could be if only ______. For whatever reason you know they need saving, but they don’t want to be saved. Compassion may be … Continue reading They Don’t Want to be Saved
He was the child that changed me. He was the one who showed me that hope and moments of magic, however small, can change everything. He wasn’t mine – I worked with autistic children as a behavior therapist. To give you a little background, I was involved in the preschool program but still had my … Continue reading The Child that Changed Me
They say you need to get rid of the toxic people in your life. If you know they aren’t good for you and perhaps you’re aware that they are having a bad influence, why would you let them stick around? But here’s the problem – what happens when you’re faced with the question of whether … Continue reading Defining Toxic