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.

What’s it like to start on psychiatric medication? For me, it was akin to playing this board game.

It’s a game of trial and error

How a children’s song helped me during my eating disorder recovery

‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ is a perfect metaphor for facing every obstacle head on

I’m fat. When thin people say they ‘need’ to lose weight, imagine how that makes me feel.

I know others don’t mean to offend me. But they do.