2020 has been a clusterf*&k of a year. But it's also been pretty productive for me. I moved cities, I'm currently studying for a new field... we've had a global pandemic, worldwide lock downs and an upcoming presidential vote unlike any we've seen before.
So, the other day a former employer created the most disgusting lies about me on a facebook post... like we are talking an official filing in the courts for slander and defamation. And what followed is insight into how disgusting this woman is... had friends attack me on the page (a public platform) from the [...]
Over the last few months, I've really been focusing on me. If you have read my earlier posts, you will see that I had gone through what seemed like a thriller movie, which still gives me night terrors and the inability to sleep through the night. I also posted about being more than one thing, [...]
Featured image by Joshua Newton on Unsplash Yesterday I started something new on my instagram (@riverfallonart), I started doing daily card readings for the world and humanity as a whole. The readings are to help give us as people, the guidance we need and provide a little bit of knowledge on moving forward with a [...]
Last night while taking my stroll home after work, I saw it again. A beautiful young girl walking out of a store, getting stared at by some grubby young guy in a way that I can only describe as a look from someone who should be on the sex offenders list. All too often I [...]
For someone who could barely leave the house, I found a safe space in Chez Mado. And Mado is in fact The Queen of Hearts, because she stole mine.
It got to the point where, growing up, when people or teachers asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I felt ashamed or embarrassed about saying "actor"... I then started saying that I didn't know. Eventually that "I don't know" became self-sabotage with everything I did, even relationships... because, there would always be someone better... or there was only a one in a million shot I would succeed... why take the risk?
But like all abusive relationships, we need to fight to stay away from them. We need to know that we are in control of our lives, and our self worth does not depend on the kiss of another.
Sitting in the woods one day, crying, hungry, homeless and alone. I realized that my name no longer belonged to me. I was no longer the person everyone knew.
I've been homeless, so here's my reaction to this "helping the homeless" video