Rise Together: How to Cope With Early Trauma with Nikki DuBose

“Nikki DuBose, author, speaker and mental health advocate was a former model for Maxim, Glamour, Vogue, FHM, and Vanity Fair.…

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NEDA: From Suffering to Triumph: How I Overcame PTSD

It is a widely-known, yet little-talked-about fact that trauma in childhood can lead to the development of unhealthy and potentially-fatal…

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Profit, Denial & Education: Why Clothing Retailers Are Contributing to our Youth’s Mental Health Issues and What Can Be Done to Prevent Further Damage

Denial and Profit A part of me can’t believe that I am writing about clothing retailers and that fact that…

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Speak2Heal Episode 4 College Life & Addiction with Laura Porter

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! On this episode I sat down with Laura Porter who is a student at…

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My Survivor Story of Childhood Sexual Abuse — Peaceful Hearts Foundation

“I grew up in charming Charleston, South Carolina in the eighties and nineties. Its beautiful cobblestone streets were lined with…

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8 Ways Your Struggle Brings Gifts

“8 Ways Your Struggle Brings Gifts They make us stronger. That’s right — after recovering from a lifetime of abuse,…

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Raw Reflections of Self Esteem From a Thirteen Year Old

*Note: B.E.A.U.T.Y is meant to serve as a tool to release feelings and to build confidence in an otherwise damaged…

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Mondays at the Mission Four Year Anniversary–A Celebration to Remember

About six years ago I had the pleasure of meeting entrepreneur and author Christopher Kai, who became my friend and inspired…

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Leading the Way: NEDA Artist Initiative Team

“Hello, gorgeous people, my name is Nikki. I am a model, host, commercial actress, writer, believer and dreamer. I am…

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The Hope Diary: Step Five, Trusting Another

After going through my Step Four Inventory the first time in 2010, I was scared to death to actually share…

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Beauty “How To” For Day Time Makeup

Photographer: Patricia Gallego Published in the June 2012 issue of AR Magazine, Spain. Shot in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. I…

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