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Understanding Anxiety Disorders And Talking About Self-Acceptance
2 months ago

Understanding Anxiety Disorders And Talking About Self-Acceptance

My eyes open up as I lay in bed and for a brief moment I forget I had a panic attack the night before. My body feels like I got …
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The Two Sides of Living With Bipolar Disorder [Poem]
8 months ago

The Two Sides of Living With Bipolar Disorder [Poem]

Many can relate to my story because it is far from unique. I graduated high school and left the comfortable, small-town I grew up in to pursue post-secondary education. It …
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The Streets Barber Delivers A Moment of Authenticity: The Best Thing We Can Share
10 months ago

The Streets Barber Delivers A Moment of Authenticity: The Best Thing We Can Share

Anthony Hamilton also known as the singing barber was quoted for saying: “Being a barber is about taking care of the people”.

What does it take to take care of …
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Tell Your Story: Living a Creative and Meaningful Life
10 months ago

Tell Your Story: Living a Creative and Meaningful Life

I was working on my school assignment on the laptop when my sister Hani walked into the front door, worn to a frazzle from a day’s work. As she put …
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Hope City: Teens Find Extraordinary Common Ground with Images of Hope
10 months ago

Hope City: Teens Find Extraordinary Common Ground with Images of Hope

Traumatized teens and centers of influence find extraordinary common ground with images of hope Behind a wolf mask. In an empty theater. On the roof of a stadium.

In April …
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Tell Your Story | Pursuing Your Dream Without Previous Experience
11 months ago

Tell Your Story | Pursuing Your Dream Without Previous Experience

First thing’s first, you just have to start.

Maybe you don’t know what your dream career looks like or maybe you have an idea but are scared to work towards …
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Tell Your Story: Why I Decided to Use my Instagram Account for More
11 months ago

Tell Your Story: Why I Decided to Use my Instagram Account for More

Instagram, quite simply, is my life. Or a reflection of it at the very least.

I have no problem saying that now-a-days. It has allowed me the creative freedom to …
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The Sober Experience: There’s Purpose In My Sobriety
1 year ago

The Sober Experience: There’s Purpose In My Sobriety

I am completing my second full year of sobriety from alcohol in April. I am very thankful to be here as a sober person. The path to sobriety was painful, …
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How Do You Use Your Social? 
1 year ago

How Do You Use Your Social? 

Have you taken a minute to stop and notice how much content in the digital world is thrown at you on a daily basis? If you haven’t, take a quick second …
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Tell Your Story: What I Discovered About the Fashion Industry that Led Me to Quit Modeling
1 year ago

Tell Your Story: What I Discovered About the Fashion Industry that Led Me to Quit Modeling

I was approached by a fashion model scout in my mid-teens. Despite my limited knowledge of the fashion industry or fashion modeling, I was fortunate to work with esteemed brands …
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Tell Your Story: How Finding Your True Voice Creates Confidence and Opportunity
1 year ago

Tell Your Story: How Finding Your True Voice Creates Confidence and Opportunity

This article, while has many facets, I want to start and end with How Facebook could help us fulfill our human potential—hear me out. I recently became one of remaining …
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Tell Your Story | A Tattoo That Tells The Story of My Birthmother’s Sacrifice
2 years ago

Tell Your Story | A Tattoo That Tells The Story of My Birthmother’s Sacrifice

The left side of my ankle hangs the words, “I love you” permanently inked into my skin to represent a birthmark that told the story of my beginning. Although simple and …
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What Growing Up in the Amazon Rainforest Taught Me About Entrepreneurship
2 years ago

What Growing Up in the Amazon Rainforest Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

When I was five years old, my parents made the decision to move the entire family from our comfortable home in Boise, Idaho to a small jungle village in South …
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Remembering Edward: Think Big, Have Joy, and Be Better
2 years ago

Remembering Edward: Think Big, Have Joy, and Be Better

Last month, our team lost one of its most beloved and dedicated members – our Operations Manager, Edward Mwale.

I met Edward back in 2013 when he was first hired. …
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Tell Your Story: Welcome To The United States Of America
2 years ago

Tell Your Story: Welcome To The United States Of America

I’m writing this with no prior planning, outlines, or drafts. I want to give you a window with which to peer into my mind at a very important time in …
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Living In The Tension: How To See Challenges As Possibilities
2 years ago

Living In The Tension: How To See Challenges As Possibilities

It’s now the middle of our family’s big road trip experience, and we’re starting to learn more about tension. We just spent some time with my (Eva’s) folks in PA and …
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Tell Your Story: The Words Never Said For The Someday Mothers
2 years ago

Tell Your Story: The Words Never Said For The Someday Mothers

I didn’t expect the emptiness.

I expected the cramps. I expected the fear. I expected the loss and the headaches and the heartache. But with only ten weeks down and …
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Tell Your Story: Day-to-Day Thriving With Bipolar Disorder
2 years ago

Tell Your Story: Day-to-Day Thriving With Bipolar Disorder

I am a mother of 3 boys and a wife who lives side by side with Bipolar Disorder Type 1. As much as it finds itself in my daily life, …
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From Being Homeless and Living Under The Bleachers To Fighting For His Education
2 years ago

From Being Homeless and Living Under The Bleachers To Fighting For His Education

Giuseppe Pizano has a spark in him. Maybe it’s his infectious personality, or the glint of hope in his big, dark brown eyes. You wouldn’t know by looking at this …
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Feeding the Educational Hunger in Ethiopia
2 years ago

Feeding the Educational Hunger in Ethiopia

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I was adopted when I was 6 days old and raised in the suburbs of New York City by two teachers. As a child, my Father was …
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Accepting and Overcoming My Brother’s Autism
2 years ago

Accepting and Overcoming My Brother’s Autism

When my brother Ethan was diagnosed with autism, I didn’t really know what to expect. I was about ten years old and at that age, …
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From Corporate Job To Grief Recovery Specialist
2 years ago

From Corporate Job To Grief Recovery Specialist

In February 2008 I was busy living my version of the American dream when *BAM* it all changed in an instant. My daughter Peyton died followed by the almost immediate …
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3AM Florida Balconies and Becoming a Volunteer Teacher
2 years ago

3AM Florida Balconies and Becoming a Volunteer Teacher

“Thanks for being awesome!” read the email subject line, and like anyone who has just been virtually complimented, I clicked through to find out exactly what I …
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Tell Your Story | Hair Stylist Helping Women Find Freedom From Injustice
2 years ago

Tell Your Story | Hair Stylist Helping Women Find Freedom From Injustice

 

Hair cutting saves lives. By the end of this, I think you’ll agree. My name is Dianna Bautista.

I have been doing hair for 15 years. Actually, …
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Small Solutions to Big Problems: World Pediatric Project
2 years ago

Small Solutions to Big Problems: World Pediatric Project

You’d think she’s a soldier because her sentences march out like infantrymen.

And so began Ashley’s interview for an episode of Virginia Currents, a show by the …
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