The secret is out, and you guessed it right, I’m a female. A female veteran who has served honorably in the United States Army. But at times during my service, I felt more like a liability, an inconvenience to the gender bias that still exists in laced-up combat...
Dear Younger Me

Dear Younger Me

I love the zigzag parts in the middle of your head with your multicolor hair bows. Your innocence is only temporary because the world will attempt to speed up your maturity by trying to make your zig-zag parts straight. Worry less about what people think and marinate...
Lay your burdens down

Lay your burdens down

The best relationship to uncover is the relationship with ourselves, to truly benefit from life’s gifts and treasures. In life, we tend to look outwards when it comes to blaming and accountability for one’s actions or lack thereof. In today’s society, it’s...
If You Build It, They Will Come!

If You Build It, They Will Come!

As an Army veteran, I knew I had to get back to the workforce at some point, but only on my terms. After 23 years of service, I had no desire to work for another human being, a robot, maybe! But untangling the web of entrepreneurship was like being knee-deep in...
Chasing After Raindrops!

Chasing After Raindrops!

It’s 7’am on a Monday morning and the kids are moving at the speed of turtles. The day has officially started but you are exhausted from the normal irksome obligations from the day before. You blow off the alarm clock like an ex-boyfriend that can’t seem to get the...