Category: Awaken

A Short Story of The American Dream

Just for fun, I thought I would share a humorous short story I wrote about my dear friend. We are in similar job situations currently, and when she told me this anecdote from her office, I simply had to write about it. The whole situation was so illustrative of our…

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The Chronic Abuse of Power

Rampant police brutality, which disproportionally targets people of color, has been in the spotlight for the past year, with tensions rising each time a new instance arises. Unfortunately the frequency of excessive force, which can lead to death in many cases, is disturbingly high; and yet there appears to be…

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The Pill

While perusing my daily dose of articles a few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a piece about a woman’s decision to cease taking hormonal birth control – specifically The Pill. The experience she was describing really resonated with me and it drove me to fill the ensuing days with researching…

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