After years of shaming, abusing, and hating her body, Julia realized the importance of not only accepting, but honouring it. This is her body love story.
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Growing up, Belinda thought being “strong” meant protecting her family from her emotions. Many years later, she realized who she really needed to protect.
Lynn’s sexuality was repressed for almost a lifetime. Just shy of 70 years old, she began to discover herself. This is her story of sexual awakening.
Looking back at a past of mental distress and addiction, Elsa celebrates two and a half years of healing and discovering her true self.
Sarah’s family and friends urged her to try antidepressants. To make them happy, she did. Here’s what she learned about taking care of herself.
Claire’s powerful, evocative poem about discovering her boundaries, tearing free of dependence on others, and finding a deeper sense of self-acceptance.
Jasmine Farrell’s beautiful poem about self-acceptance, self-love, and the beauty of learning to dance to her own rhythm.
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.