“The years of searching …have finally brought me back to myself… There is nowhere I need to be. There is no one I have to become.”
New and Popular Poems and Stories
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.
A short and sweet story about how Heather’s decision to say “Yes” to an act of kindness was a gift to herself as well as to the strangers who helped her.
“What am I looking for, bright screen?
Melt my time away.
Hours passed grazing everyone’s surface.
After looking at so many shells, I feel hollow.”
Dmitri’s travels throughout Death Valley and other barely charted terrains taught him how to be present and embrace the moment.
A short and sweet story about how one person on the NYC subway made two complete strangers happy.