Growth

A letter to myself on the hard days

Theresa... Today is a gray day. A day when it may be hard to find your smile. A day when ...
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This Is Me Coming Out (For Real This Time)

I don't know about you, but nothing about me ever fit into the cookie cutter mold that society expects us ...
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5 Truths Your Inner Self Deserves to Hear

We all have suffered pain of many different types and severities. How these hurts have impacted our lives vary based ...
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The Sweetest Sound in the World

I miss going to church, a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. My Sundays had a wonderful rhythm: Mass, counting the ...
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Chaotic Silence

Did you ever notice the volume behind the silence? Think about it: when someone is grieving or even in a ...
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It’s Time To Reclaim Our Anger

I just got off a video call with my former advisor from the college I dropped out of. It wasn’t ...
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A Spin on Staying In Place…

I have been taking care of others for as long as I can remember. When I first started working, I ...
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How Shaving My Hair Off Meant Finding Myself

I shaved my head a month ago, but it hit me while I was scrolling through Instagram. I’m twenty, so ...
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What I Learned Through My Mental Health Hospitalization

I first walked through the doors of my local psychiatric hospital over two years ago. I felt so terrified that ...
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