Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

When life is going smoothly, it’s easy to get comfortable. We humans are always changing and evolving, but we often do so at a slower pace when everything is working well as is. We tend to go through the most drastic changes when we face difficulties and discomfort. We are forced to learn new skills and see things differently in order to solve problems. One bright side of dealing with personal turbulence is that it pushes us to be stronger than we knew we could be.

‘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

I thought I had to be skinny to explore my gender identity. Here’s how I learned to dress without fear of judgment.

Society tends to only accept fat women who are feminine and dressed in ‘flattering’ clothes