Playing the Sexual Waiting Game: Exclusive Interview with Milena Ciciotti

Posted: February 13, 2018 by Shanelle

When Milena Ciciotti posted her YouTube video, “Untold Truth About Saving Yourself for Marriage”, I doubt she ever imagined it would go viral- collecting over 1.1 MILLION VIEWS in a very short span of time. But God had a different plan for her, and when I came across the up-and-coming YouTuber… I knew she was the perfect fit for the first interview I would feature on my blog. She is a woman of faith with refreshing…

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#BellLetsTalk: Violence Against Women Doesn’t Stop at Physical or Sexual Abuse… It’s Mental Too!

Posted: January 31, 2018 by Shanelle

Some of you may not know, but last year I ran for Miss Universe Canada. One of my sole reasons for running in such a high profile pageant was because I knew it gave me the platform to TALK about issues I was passionate about. One of those issues that I ended up being a strong advocate for was “Ending Violence Against Women” and speaking on behalf of the psychological aftermath of physical/mental/sexual abuse. I…

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The Worst Week of My Life

Posted: January 21, 2018 by Shanelle

Where do I even start? This past week has literally felt like the worst week of my life. I haven’t had this feeling is so long. I truly don’t even know the purpose of this post. But for some reason, in my heart, I thought by perhaps sharing my raw emotions… I could maybe resonate with some of you and we can get through these murky puddles together. Because life is tough. And NOTHING, no…

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3 Powerful Ways to Begin Healing After Hardship

Posted: January 8, 2018 by Shanelle

First of all… the best way to get over anything is to indulge in French fries, because food makes everything better! (At least for me that is…) But speaking of food… what happens when life throws us lemons and we don’t want to make lemonade. Sometimes we want to bite into that sour little lemon just to prove a point. We grieve, sulk and enjoy that bitter taste of life. But are you really making a healthy…

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