Advice, Life, Love & Sorrow

Trauma in Action

Let's talk about trauma. Many people have experienced some form of trauma in their life, minor or major.  It can range from losing your childhood pet to grieving for the loss of an immediate family member. It could be having a sibling go through an armed robbery (secondary trauma) to yourself actually experiencing it. It… Continue reading Trauma in Action

Advice, Life

How To: Listening

Life has truly been crazy with starting school (WHICH I LOVE, the classes are amazing), working part-time downtown Chicago AND part-time at the Children's Advocacy Center. So I am just going to leave you all with some food for thought that has been a theme in my classes this week: I want to recommend a… Continue reading How To: Listening

Healthy Living, Life

The Latte Factor — Investing in your Future (Part I)

ALL YOU FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE WOMEN (AND MEN) OUT THERE, RAISE YOUR HAND! Alright, so this is kind of not a topic that a lot of people enjoy, but I just recently started trying to figure out my finances.  Because I'm 23 years old and that's responsible, right Mom and Dad? The more I looked into… Continue reading The Latte Factor — Investing in your Future (Part I)

Faith, Life

Raise your hand if you feel stuck…

I just want to speak to anyone out there who may be feeling stuck. I know this feeling FULLY.  I have lived it, drowned in it, and overcome it.  Repeat. lol I will admit I am guilty of letting myself get stuck at times.  Where I am so overwhelmed that I just cannot see the… Continue reading Raise your hand if you feel stuck…