Inspiration

The Core Magazine

I guess after you put years and years into your own personal blog you begin to think what’s next. I’ve thought what’s next for the last two years or more. It wasn’t that I was tired of my blog or blogging, but creatively it was becoming unfulfilling. It stopped being challenging on a creative level. […]

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Watching Myself Die [Poem]

I scrapped the skin from my body trying to cleanse all of what felt like sin…  My eyes drained for days on in. As my mind ran rapidly, yet clouded with judgment. I felt fearless yet hopeless, all joy has gone without notice. No warning labels, no smoke signals. Just brokenness. Broken pieces, empty prayers […]

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Your Self-Care Is An Important Life Investment

“Make sure everything you’re internalizing is healthy and contributes to your self-care journey.” – AJ As you all know, I am a HUGE advocate for self-love and self-care. My journey to fully embrace myself over the years has been a difficult one. Not only did I have to fall in love with everything about me, […]

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Curbing The Desire to Speak Negatively About Others

The other day I was texting a friend, during our random small talk, the conversation took a hard left. They began to discuss someone else very distastefully. I did not know this person but the entire conversation made uncomfortable. Not that the conversation would have gone differently had I known the person they were speaking […]

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Healing The Wounds:Workbook

Trauma and Toxic relationships can leave you feeling damaged and insecure. Whether physical, mental, or emotional, trauma is powerful enough to destroy your sense of being. It can also cause you to live in a space of re-living traumatic events and remaining attached to those who caused them due to lack of knowledge or the […]

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Stop Giving Your Power Away to External Forces

We’ve successfully mastered the art of allowing others to dictate how to perceive the world and ourselves. It’s the art of giving our power away to forces outside of us. When someone we’re close to exhibits behavior that affects us emotionally it usually is them reacting from a space of personal struggle. How other’s treat […]

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