Mental Health

My biggest regret and worst nightmare

Hello ladies, Today I would like to share with you my biggest regret in life. I once dated someone for six years. He was my everything. My best friend, partner, my everything. I was so...

My Story.

Hi there My name is Emma, I’m a teenager living in New Zealand, and I’d like to share my story. Not for fame, or recognition, or sympathy, or anything like that. Purely to tell...

This Is Not The Last From Me

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood sexual assault and rape. My story starts at 8 years old, although I’m not going to...

Finding my birth mother

Being adopted didn’t give me a better life, but it changed the route of my life journey and I’d like to share a little bit about that with all of you this evening. One day when I was 8...

Mental Health Matters

My name is Emily. I am a 16-year-old, junior in high school, and approximately 14 days ago was the anniversary of my third suicide attempt. On September 16th, 2020, I overdosed and was...

Be kind.

I try to look all put together, but I’m as conflicted as any other – trying to make sense of life. I had been told from an early age that life is unfair and it’s best not...

The story of my life.

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains references to childhood rape, abuse, and self-harm. All the crap in my life started right when I came into this...

I do belong and I will be successful

I’m not really sure where to start, but I’ve had the need to open up and share what I’ve been through maybe to possibly help younger teens and younger kids having a difficult time or...

Type 1 Diabetes Disease of the Mind

My name is Christian Courtney and I want to share with you how Type 1 can be more than just a physical disease but a mental one. I was diagnosed around age 13. One day during football...

Running Changed My Life

My story isn’t specifically about GOTR but it’s about girls empowering girls and how running changed my life. I was not an active kid. Then, I spent much of my adulthood reacting to...