Education

I Love School

I am sad today. I cannot go to school. I love school, but school does not love me. In May 2017, I graduated a year early summa cum laude after three years of high school as a homeschooled...

Unleashing the Girl Power

I grew up in a family/community that relegated women and girls for example, when men spoke, women are to remain silent or take the blame for everything whether they are right or wrong. Most...

Our actions impact others

I was born and raised in Germany in a patriarchal Turkish household. My parents emigrated there before my birth. At 19, I was arranged married to a relative who mentally and physically...

Thoughts Matter

Hi , This is Jiya. You must have not heard about me. I am short and cute girl who loves to be with my family and friends . So here’s my story : Born to a simple Gujarati family in...

Bravery in the Eye of the Storm

Well today it happened… A day we never want to happen, but continually prepare for throughout the school year. We had a tornado touch down near the school, and as expected, went into our...

Empathy 4 You

Hi, I’m Shalmali, a graduate student and mental health advocate from Pune. I conduct workshops, seminars and lectures on mental health and suicide prevention in youth through my...

How I made my own dreams come true

Counseling has the potential to change the world; this belief resonates deep within me. I am a graduate student at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX studying Mental Health...