May

We hope this month brings you an abundance of blooming peace, self love and appreciation, strength and courage. #may #lilyofthevalley #mai #intentionalliving #affirmations #selflove #beauty #new #spring #carpediem #wellnesswednesday1B8839D4-5A7C-415A-9D8B-631A7506ED09.jpeg

Self Love Celebration

JOIN US 2.9.19

It’s that time again. Valentine’s Day is approaching and some of us are looking externally for that perfect love, or having a pity party because we have bought into the myth that you need a significant other to make you happy.

Come out and celebrate SELF LOVE with us through:

Poetry & Spoken Word Session

Sister Circle

Brunch and more!

RSVP here

#SelfLove #ILoveMe #SpeakMyPeace #Valentine #YouAreBeautiful #DVA2019 #LoveDoesntHurt

Speak My Peace Part 3: Self Love

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It’s that time again. Valentine’s Day is approaching and some of us are looking externally for that perfect love, or having a pity party because we have bought into the myth that you need a significant other to make you happy.

Come out and celebrate SELF LOVE with us next month through:
Poetry & Spoken Word Session
Sister Circle
Brunch and more!

Happy New Year

Every new year, many of us get excited about all of the possibilities and new beginnings the year will bring. It is a time to reflect, cleanse, and renew ourselves. Traditionally, there is a lot of reflection and resolution. We begin purging what we no longer need whether it’s a toxic relationship, unhealthy habit, or mental and physical clutter.
Whatever your initial step is celebrate that accomplishment and continue to create your healthy life in 2019. Our mantra this year is #DreamBelieveDoRepeat

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Unapologetically Me

Unapologetically Me
Sometimes we must reflect to take a healthy step forward. Why do we need/seek approval from others? The answer is simple. Many of us have been conditioned to seek approval to validate our beauty, intellect, and strength. This diminishes our capacity to love and embrace our authentic self.
Remember the freedom that naturally came without that self conscious voice during your childhood. You were fantastically you until external factors corrupted that power. You do not need anyones permission to be who you were/are divinely created to be. We see you!

Peace, love and light

DVAM Quote Jill Scott

Freedom for Our Sisters

We stand in solidarity with of all of our sisters worldwide who are fighting for their freedom because they are slaves of domestic violence. They deserve protection. They deserve peace. They deserve the freedom to simply be respected as a human being and loved unconditionally.
Let us shout for the voiceless until freedom comes. The time is now.

Peace and blessings.

#DVAM #Survivor #empowerment #sisterhood #safespace #freedom #SaySomethingDoSomething #wellnessjourney #nomoreviolence #SpeakMyPeace #ArtHeals #peace #loveandlightFreedom Quote

Stop Blaming the Victim

One of the first questions people typically ask about victims of domestic violence is “why don’t they just leave? Well, we ask “why does the other person think violence and abuse is acceptable?” We must be courageous enough to change those dynamics.

You have the power make a difference. We wont prescribe what your something is because your strengths are unique. We simply ask that you say something or do something because silence is not the answer.
Peace and blessings.

#DVAM #Survivor #empowerment #sisterhood #safespace #freedom #SaySomethingDoSomething #wellnessjourney #nomoreviolence #SpeakMyPeace #ArtHealsDVA saysomedosome

Domestic Violence Awareness

One in four women are victims of domestic violence in the U.S. and it can affect anyone regardless of their education, socioeconomic class, race, ethnicity etc. The brutal reality is that there is probably someone close to you who feels too ashamed or afraid to ask for help and they are suffering in silence.
 
Domestic Violence Awareness Month has begun and
we want you to help end this epidemic. How do you do that? One way is learning to recognize the warning signs of abusive behavior:
 
1. Victims may have to checkin with their abuser and report on what they are doing.
2. Have limited visits/communication with loved ones and friends
3. Lack of privacy Bombarded with phone calls from the abuser
4. Change their style of dress to appease the abuser
5. Discuss abuser’s temper, possessiveness, jealousy
6. Is fearful, nervous, timid or exhibits personality changes
7. Tries to cover injuries with makeup, accessories or clothing
8. Limited access to financial resources/funds and spending is monitored by abuser
9. Provides excuses for the abusers behavior that appears unwarranted
10. Gaslighting or victim’s reality is distorted to create doubtDVAM2018

Domestic Violence Awareness through the Arts & Dialogue

SPEAK MY PEACE SERIES – PART 1

Join us for a day of healing and empowerment. Participants will have the opportunity to speak their peace through art and connect with other amazing women as they navigate the journey to wellness.

• Sister Circle Release the shame/pain of domestic violence, rediscover your voice and celebrate your authentic self in this healing space.

• Paint Session Be guided through the creation of an original masterpiece by the incomparable Jay Coleman / Per-a JAHLION KMT. Mr. Coleman is an artist and educator from Washington DC well known for his portraits and murals. Express yourself, let the creative energy flow and be empowered in the process!

*Lunch & supplies included