Mindfulness | Writing Exercises & Reflections | Self-Care | Poetry | Short Story

Writing is an avenue I use for self-care and self-expression. Sharing wellness wisdom has been my intention for starting this blog. You will find multiple wellness tools here on The Empowered Self Blog, including mindfulness, self-care, writing exercises, short stories, and my favorite: poetry. As you move through different entries, take a moment to pause and feel what resonates. This blog is a snapshot into the incredible nature of wellness — empowering, expansive, and meant for embodiment.

A Tale of Unsung Heroes

A Tale of Unsung Heroes

She sat in a quiet reverie, a sundry of thoughts thrown into the glistening lake A thought went into the lake, accompanying each rock, with its own untold legacy She was waiting for release Waiting to get to the other side Why, she asked, why is it like this?  Her...

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The Young Grasshopper and the Wise Woman

The Young Grasshopper and the Wise Woman

Young grasshopper lived her life the only way she knew how: protecting, defending, armoring up. Young grasshopper struggled to accept her brilliant little body and curiosity for the world. Always wishing she was bigger, stronger, and more knowledgable, young...

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Rest in Divine Peace

Rest in Divine Peace

Twelve years and you are no longer here. A part of me breaks while another rejoices, as you are free from the suffering.

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What is the Big Deal about Vulnerability?

What is the Big Deal about Vulnerability?

Vulnerability means you are coming from a place/sharing from a space where your guard, your defenses, or your worries about what someone else may think is put to the side. Being vulnerable in a romantic relationship entails maintaining your integrity (i.e., your...

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How to Wake Up in a Good Mood?

How to Wake Up in a Good Mood?

1. In order to wake up in a good mood, it’s crucial to set yourself up for quality sleep the night before. This means allocating between 7-9 hours for sleep. Having a night routine can help ease into sleep and “put the day away.” A night routine may begin at least 30...

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