Confidence

Some Girls Don’t Fit In

Some girls are not meant to fit in. This has always been the story of my life. As a child, I never dreamed of weddings. I didn’t give in to peer pressure. Pink was never my favorite...

Tell Her She Can Run

At the age of 9, my daughter was beautiful and bubbly, intelligent and funny. Always tall for her age, she possessed a body built for strength and she was using that strength to become a...

women's stories

Not confidence

Ok, I was 14 and i had this bad habit in not believing in myself so basically what I was doing was I was jumping over swings to see how high I could flip it and I wasn’t really that...

women's stories

It all starts with YOU!

BELIEVING is CHANGING. how I did it and how I am still managing to do it. I’ll start with my story with stress, and how stress changed me over the years. Before starting medicine...

women's stories

Now I am a survivor

I was a victim. Now I am a survivor. I lived in a situation where I experienced emotional and verbal abuse from my father. My mom moved us into a different house during my freshman year of...

The Story Of Tessa Puma

Hello my name is Tina Puma. I am the mother of a little girl named Tessa Puma. I would like to tell you the story of Tessa in hopes you would be interested in her story. She is such an...

The Power of Periods

The first time I was embarrassed of my period was the first moment I got it. There was no pretext to that feeling of shame. It was as innate as my breath. There isn’t anything specific...

Are You Holding Back?

My daughter has been applying for summer camp counsellor jobs. She’s been a camp counsellor the last three summers, in addition to being a lifeguard and swim instructor during the school...

The Character of Disability

Having been born with a physical disability in the late 70’s my future was already decided by the doctors, occupational therapists, the education department… to them it...