Mental Health

The Grace of Life

How can a moment change your life for the better? I often asked myself how in the world we could encourage each and everyone to believe in themselves amidst all the confusions and doubts...

My life history

Growing up, I’ve noticed that many people, especially men, think they are entitled to a lot from a woman. They think they have the right to look, to gaze with the most naked desire. They...

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...

To that little girl, who saved my life

I’m 19 and I haven’t seen my family in over 2 years. I’m alone and I have zero friends and family where I live. One day I was at the store and this little girl smiled at me. That’s...

No ones judgement is harder then your own

When I started highschool I was in a mentally exhausting relationship, I was an honors/AP student and I started cheerleading. It was a lot, not only on my body, but also on my mind. I would...

Overcoming Advocacy Burnout

PODCAST: #ThePowerOfYourStory Podcast is an interview series with women from around the world, a collaboration between Girls’ Globe and SayItForward.org. In this episode, Julia Wiklander...

Finding Authenticity

PODCAST: #ThePowerOfYourStory Podcast is an interview series with women from around the world, a collaboration between Girls’ Globe and SayItForward.org. In this episode, Julia Wiklander...

What has death taught me?

Losing someone is hard, it shatters you. I remember as a child, I once cried for days when I lost my favourite toy. As a teenager, I experienced my first heartbreak when I lost a...