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When you’re fighting all sorts of negativity and hardship in your life, you grasp at anything that might help. When healing crystals became the latest trend, I thought: These crystals will fix my life ... right?

Sure, some people are skeptical of the idea of using crystals to solve problems. But in the end, it’s all about making the most of your beliefs. Below, an illustrated guide to which healing crystals might help you.

I used makeup as a shield. Here’s why — and how I learned to stop.

Leaving home with a bare face was terrifying at first

‘Endometriosis is so much worse than a bad period’

My 14-year journey with the illness, in comic form

Something terrifying happened to me. I miss the person I used to be before trauma.

I long for the old me, who used to laugh easily