I Survived...Domestic Abuse Chantelle's Story

I Survived...Domestic Abuse Chantelle's Story

Have you ever wondered, why doesn't she just leave? I am Chantelle Branch, a survivor of domestic violence, and I know the bitter taste of love. It has been eleven years since I fled my old life and left my abuser behind. I couldn't bare another day of abuse because this burden was so heavy that it weighed my soul down. I was wishing for death with his next blow and I believed, at that time, that I deserved it

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I survived...The Death of A Loved One

I survived...The Death of A Loved One

What do you do when things don’t go according to plan? What do you do when your world falls apart? When everything you’ve ever known and been taught is in question? What if those things happened simultaneously? How do you make sense of it all?  Do you ever? These are all the answers that I’ve searched for over the years. Some are more clear than others. This is my story.

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I Survived...Emotional Abuse

I Survived...Emotional Abuse

When we think of what a survivor looks like, we often think about a person with physical scars, evidence that proves they have been through hell and back. However, survival is often skin deep and nearly invincible. I am that survivor. The survivor that displays no physical scars of being through hell and back.

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I'm Surviving...This Thing Called Life

I'm Surviving...This Thing Called Life

"Survival of the Weakest." What an oxymoron, right?  I mean, we have all been conditioned to believe that only the strong survive.  That survival is of the "fittest."  And in a lot of cases, that thinking is correct.  But today, today I want to challenge your thinking and invite you to take a journey with me into this notion of the weakest survive.

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