healing

How to heal fully and properly.

The Effects of Poverty on a Teen
The idea of poverty is a social stigma, especially since we are accustomed to living decent lives in our developed countries. When poverty is mentioned, people tend to generate the idea of sad childre...
Nandan Das2 months ago
How to Truly Forgive
Forgiveness is one of the most challenging issues we face in life. It seems easier said than done. And even when we say that we forgive someone, often we're still holding on to some deep resentment. I...
Azeezah Aziz3 months ago
Getting a Cow to Kick the Elephant out the Room
I'll admit, I'm not a fan of emotions or getting in touch with my inner self and if you asked me to talk about how I was really feeling I'd probably ignore you or laugh in your face or both. Depending...
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Sydney Hynson3 months ago
How Surfing Changes Lives
It's almost a scene out of a movie. Maybe it's a guy with long golden hair as he walks out of the water, a surfboard tucked under his arm. He flips his hair as he passes a group of girls who peek at h...
Morgan P. 3 months ago
Grateful
Life is a battle. We want to wrestle to make life work for us, but our life rarely works out how we envision. When I try to hold tight, and control what I want in my life it is a recipe to suffocate i...
Jodi Roberts3 months ago
Forgiveness
Forgiveness, what an unheard of word in today's world of so much senseless and gruel hate. Just reading a newspaper or watching the evening news, you will be bombarded with so many hate-filled stories...
Lesley Neomi3 months ago
Enough
In high school, I went through the hardest time in my life. From going to a school where I didn't fit in to constantly fighting with my mother and almost taking my own life away. My family, my so-call...
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Katie 3 months ago
How to Live Life Deeply, Freely, Passionately
I don’t think one can start living passionately until they truly see their full potential. But some days, it hurts so goddamn bad that you can’t even begin to fathom your worth. Those days you’re focu...
Katie Thurston3 months ago
Sticks and Stones and High School Thrones
I've often contemplated writing this piece– well, whatever this piece is going to develop to be– but have always been stopped in my tracks. This is something that I've struggled to talk about for year...
Jessica Jones3 months ago
5 Things I Learnt After Hitting Rock Bottom
Throughout education, I was told what I needed to achieve a good life. I was told in order to be happy I had to achieve high grades so that I can go to university to do a course that's going to get me...
Bekah Dee3 months ago
6 Ways to Be Kind Today
Every time I turn on the news lately, I get a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach. Every time I scroll through my Twitter feed, I feel the despair at the state of the world start to creep into my...
Moises Ibarra3 months ago
Made Me Strong
I have a story to tell, of a person who feels like he was born different from everyone else. Who was judged by family. Who was judged by people he didn't even know, while all of his flaws are showing....
Melissa Trejo3 months ago
Self Worth
I think there comes a point in life when everyone questions their worth here on earth. Why am I here? What's the point? What is my ultimate purpose in this world we live in? There is even times when I...
Melissa Trejo3 months ago
Curveballs
Life is always throwing curveballs right to our faces and we stand there stunned as they hit us right between the eyes. Sometimes we can't do anything about life situations because let's face it: shit...
Hareem Naeem3 months ago
Don't Let a Bad Day Make You Feel Like You Have a Bad Life
So, you've had a bad day? Well, guess what, so have I! Everyone has had bad days before. And guess what, that is completely normal. I am a teenager, still in high school, and I have had terrible days....
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Katy B3 months ago
It's a Bad Day, Not a Bad Life
At the age of twelve, I never thought I would make it as far as I did. Being the child who loved to help others, never did I think that I would be the one who ended up abused, hurt, torn, and still be...
Alyssa Renee3 months ago
Growing Up and Looking Out
Alright, hear me out... Kids are a joke! I mean look at me. I was a joke. I'm an adult now and I'm STILL a joke! So can we talk about why people want kids, and want to work with multiple kids? What do...
Binge on Inspirational Ignorance
Read past the title, and I mean really read. I don't want to see a stupid rant on social media simply because someone read the title and made an assumption; clearly, stupid and ignorance are two diffe...