Claire’s powerful, evocative poem about discovering her boundaries, tearing free of dependence on others, and finding a deeper sense of self-acceptance.
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A jaw-dropping story of one woman’s journey through traumatic grief, attempted suicide, and crippling seizures, and onward to healing and leadership.
Lisa’s journey of dealing with her father’s death expressed as a haiku in three parts: shock, grief, and closure.
After a long struggle with mental illness and misdiagnosis, running taught Sharon that neither her struggle nor her salvation were “all in her head.”
Jasmine Farrell’s beautiful poem about self-acceptance, self-love, and the beauty of learning to dance to her own rhythm.
A tender poem about loving, leaving, and healing after the breakup of a relationship.
As a doctor, when Erin developed depression, she accepted the “standard of care”—anti-depressants. But the pills didn’t help. Oscar Wilde did.
Laura’s lost her only brother to suicide. On her journey of healing, she wrote this beautiful, moving, and intimate poem.
As Reba was learning to break away from people-pleasing and be authentic, a wise teacher came in the most unexpected form—a hat.
Don Karp spent 10 years going in and out of psychiatric hospitals for psychosis. This is his story of not only healing, but learning to help heal others.
Claire faced death when her brother died, but little did she know that she’d soon face her own mortality and find strength she never knew she had.
Gabriela Maria’s beautiful, short poem about overcoming anxiety and settling into a peaceful, accepting awareness.
Rick teased and bullied Sid when they were young. Little did he know that this man would become his role model for generosity, love, and forgiveness.
An honest, inspiring poem about how it feels to be locked into mental patterns of co-dependence, while developing self-awareness and slowly healing.
Lauren thought staring at the phone, disconnected from the world, was what other people did. Then, she caught herself in the act.