Healing & Recovery

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...

how I got over depression as a teen

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes references to sexual assault. What happened to me? TRIGGER WARNING: A lot has happened to me in the past year but...

Standing tall and proud

My life changed about four years ago when I started to have anxiety and panic attacks. I only had them at work in a small cooler. I knew what it was about but I fought myself for a few...

Carina’s journey

My name is Carina Imbrogno and I was born in 1974 in Buenos Aires, Argentina to Italian immigrants. I was born with a rare genetic disorder called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome kyphoscoliosis...

Always almost there…

PRELUDE When everyday life is a struggle, keep going. When you fail, know that you can fail up well. When you fail, know that you can fail up well. When you fail, know that you...

A journey of grief

It has taken me 14 years to finally learn how to grieve. When you’re 17, no one really teaches or prepares you for the waves that come with it. Sure, in the moment of loss you feel the...

A twist of Time

God is Faithful and Deserve my Praise I am praising God because the Lord has given me a new song. God is faithful and his grace and mercy endures forever. Over the past months, the...

Soldier of Hope cont.

I had wrote Soldier of Hope a while ago. I had given my life to Jesus and he had radically changed my life for the better but I still struggled with depression, selfharm, and suicide. It...

Lets Move Fast

Let’s move fast My last memory of being young dates back to the early 90’s. Possibly because my life before age five was so fast paced and moved so much that my mind has chosen to...