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A blog post about the situation that caused me to fast (give up) makeup to improve my self esteem, confidence, and self worth. Read More
The base of this tale was dreamed together by a young girl, who was told that a story was going to be wrote for her. She unfortunately suffers; as too many young women do, from low self-worth and esteem. So I wove together her ideas and a personal message… Read More
I am a time traveler who travels back into the past to meet famous historical figures. However, I don't help them become famous; instead, I visit them right before they're about to die and inform them of their future legacy. Read More
This is a letter to my ex and myself. For anyone who has been in a relationship where they are constantly cheated on and put down we always ask ourselves why. Why did we go threw that? Why did we stay. This is my answer. What's yours. Read More

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This poem is about making peace with yourself and embracing the new "you". We all grow up, and it gets tough as we remember the ones we used to be We wish we could go back sometimes, but we can't. Read More
Some of the strongest people I know are the ones that are drawn to their knees in a time of weakness and still come out with a strong of praise on their lips. Read More
Sometimes there's only one cure for self esteem issues and I may have found a solution. Read More

Poem / Romance

September 17, 2016

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Relashenships are give and take - sometimes more of this, another time more of that. But once that delicate balence is disrupted, we should ask ourselfs, if the pain is really worth the pain. Now watch it play out... Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

April 22, 2016

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Each has his own hidden truth, a hidden secret. But, no secrets are to be concealed forever. Read More

Tags: teen, self-esteem

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After I figured out how to add chapters I realized I screwed up lol ( Authors mistake) more letters as promised :) Read More

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if there is anything else that a woman can either be proud of or intensely insecure about is her body. For years, women has been dealt a harsh deck of cards when it comes to their bodies. This is my personal experience.... Read More
"I longed to read everything I possibly could, and the things I read in turn produced new yearnings." ?Patti Smith "The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it.” ?Jordan Belfort The meaning of life… Read More

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He wasn't a beautiful boy. But he had been the closest thing that you were ever going to know. Read More

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A poem about how I am not ready to let go of my pain in fear I will have nothing left. Read More

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You feel the courage to be yourself and before you know it...your spreading out wings ready to soar, braking away the chains that held you back for too long Read More
Life can change in an instant. Without warning, there will be that point in time when everything you were and all that you knew will be changed beyond recognition. You, others and all that is around will be affected as well. What is this called? It is known as a… Read More
This is a poem that I wrote one night after watching the popular television show, The Voice. There was a girl performing that was wearing so much makeup that I began to wonder if anyone would even recognize her had she not had the makeup on. This got me thinking… Read More

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I chose 3 quotes from the book, "Tuesday's with Morrie" and explained them while adding personal experiences. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 27, 2014

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Never be afraid to show of who you are, because being yourself is one of your greatest strengths. Read More

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Nathan Phoenix is living the American Dream. He has the perfect life: A loving wife and daughter, a beautiful home in the suburbs and a successful career. He has it all. Naturally, one would assume that he wouldn't dare mess with perfection. But he will soon learn that lack of… Read More
While i was "away" i had to learn to stand up for myself and to have confidence in myself.. if i didnt the animals in there would've torn me apart.. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 27, 2014

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Time goes on but it never slows for anyone. Read More
Isylah was born in the Soap Kingdom where everything is made up of Soap. We start off in his teenage years. As Isylah moves to different countries across the Va Lanska Region, on the Eastern Continent, he suffers years of low self-esteem. Will he gain his self-esteem? Will he find… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 18, 2014

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We each have our own devils, we just learn to entertain some of them Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 08, 2014

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The enemy that we often see is right in front of us, but what about the enemy inside of us. Read More

Book / Humor

December 23, 2013

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Fourteen year old Maxine Benson is a couch potatoe who finds herself much more eager to catch up on the newest episodes of sitcom shows, than she is eager to enjoy her teenage life. When her new neighbors move in, she begins to fall in love with the boy next… Read More
A blogged out thought. Self-esteem and confidence as perceived by the other person and what it's really like on the other side. Read More
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