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Poem / Humor

July 19, 2018

Reads: 21

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

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Essay / Other

June 01, 2018

Reads: 74

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is totally about being yourself no matter where you find yourself.Be Authentic Read More

Reads: 67

Comments: 14

Shelves: 4

The Vintage Publishing House

Reads: 83

Comments: 14

Shelves: 5

The Vintage Publishing House

A very personal write about what I battle with every single day! Read More

Reads: 109

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A story about the power of self-image. Read More
Are you struggling with self hatred? So have I. But I'm learning to love myself through the love of God, and I've observed many bad habits many people with low self-esteem develop, and how I've learned to break them. I really hope this helps people, because I want to… Read More

Reads: 58

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this about an old friend struggling with low self-esteem. I would love to hear comments. Read More
How I Regained My Self Confidence By M L Tillman Successful people are usually outgoing and confidant. They are not afraid to be themselves. But how do you regain confidence that has been stripped away from you or maybe you never had in the first… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 23, 2017

Reads: 44

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I get told so often that I'm stupid for not believing that I'm worth it. I feel it should be explained why I think that. Read More
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

Reads: 89

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 71

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Non-Fiction

April 22, 2016

Reads: 124

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Tags: teen, self-esteem

Reads: 280

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 422

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 251

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 192

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 317

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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