Janet Ruth Heller’s vulnerable and moving poem about women who have survived hysterectomy. She calls it a secret sisterhood.
An abuse survivor’s short poem about the power words have to hurt us, heal us, and help us move forward.
“Empty vessel, you’re in desperate need of filling, it says. Search. Yearn. Feel hollow. It’s deeper than you could ever reach. The demon just for me.”
A poem about one woman’s journey of healing her body and confidence after breaking her foot in a car accident.
For decades, Karen struggled with body image and eating disorders. This is how she turned her life (and her relationship with food) around.
Angela spent most of her life worrying about anything and everything. Here’s how her life changed when she decided to work on worrying less.
“So please, dear me, be patient. Be patient as I heal, and I learn to love, because no one ever showed me how. I’m learning. Slowly.”
Today I rise. I rise.
I stand walking naked unaided across beds,
Beds of fire.
Feet now hardened, prepared
To lunge, to fly, to leap.
After 30 years of dieting, Pat was still 100 pounds overweight and starting to lose hope. She had tried everything to lose weight …or so she thought.
How Devorah stopped surrendering her unique gifts to please her husband, and instead learned to honour and accept herself.