“Some say we’re wired for selfishness. But what I did that night felt good—better than any self-indulgence. …Maybe we’re wired for kindness too.”
New and Popular Poems and Stories
A poem about one woman’s journey of healing her body and confidence after breaking her foot in a car accident.
“Journaling allows me to see myself in the process of becoming me. I remember who I was, recognize who I am, and realize who I can become.”
“As I write this, I am crying again. I can almost feel his sweet breath against my cheek and feel his heart beating against my chest.”
A heart-warming story about one dancer’s journey of coming out, courage, and triumph over adversity. (Includes videos and pictures!)
“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.”
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.