Health

Awareness is key for prevention

Don’t ever give up, demand answers from your doctor, question the root cause of your illness, find another doctor if your gut is questioning your current one, become your own health...

The Adolescent Girl Puzzle

In my community, being a girl is like putting together a really difficult puzzle. Being a girl can often mean that the different pieces of you don’t quite fit together. You should not be...

Destigmatizing Menstruation in Swaziland

I am inspired in the hope of destigmatizing menstruation and be period positive. It was one of the days whereby you feel that everything is against you. As a mother of two boys and a girl I...

Christine’s Courage

My story is actually a story about a woman I met in Madagascar last fall – her name is Christine. She and I met while I was on a visit to an organization who I support via my role as...

Learning To Say Yes

There have been many moments in my life when I realized my inner strength because of the emotional struggles I’ve dealt with, but the one that has most recently had the biggest impact...