Stop Being a Doormat

I was embarassed at how I easily became someone’s personal doormat. I was 18 years old, and my mom’s friend had a 15 year-old daughter. My well-intentioned mom was pushing me to be this girl’s friend.  I had told my mom that I didn’t have a good gut feeling about this...

The Journey of Light and Following Your Dreams

* This is a guest post by singer and artist, Nana. Inspired by my mother, a classical pianist, I started playing the piano at the age of 4. By the time I was 5, I was performing. Music was my world and the stage was my comfort zone. For many years, I practiced four...