Overcoming Adversity

Hardships can be overcome

The purpose of me sharing this bit of my life is because I want those who read it to acknowledge that hardships can be overcome. My dad was killed in front my brother and mom and me the...

Anything is possible

My names Kiera, I’m 18 years of age and from the age of 3 weeks old I have been suffering, and I’m finally at the point where I want to share my story. When I was 3 weeks old, I was...

the life that sucks

my life has been screwed from the start, my dad left before i was born. when i was 4 i was the first to see my step-grandfather commit suicide. my parents are abusive. my grandparents are...

My life

Hello once again my name is Alfa Umar bah…but known as Alfa king boss. Through difficulties I’ve learned a lot. Yet still am learning…sometimes I feel like going to...

The Man Who Has Had Three Hearts!

After collapsing in my home one night and being rushed to the hospital at the age of six, doctors predicted that I would not live to see my seventh birthday. Thirty years later, and I am...

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...

Christie’s Testimony of redemption

My life changed checking my mailbox in 1997, he was tall and stunning. We made eye contact, said hello, and went our own way. Few days after that I had a water leak in my apartment and...

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...

Starting The Girls Empowerment Team

When I was in the fourth grade, I couldn’t look in the mirror and tell myself I was enough. That I was beautiful or fun to hang out with. No girls cared to include me in hangouts...

Finding me

My journey was long, the tears were nonstop, the pain was unbearable my heart had been too many times there were days I was too sad to get up to eat no one to talk to feeling all alone in...