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Over vales and hills

Clouds got caught on the central Himalayan peaks today. Read that sentence again before moving on.

Each day elucidates a new angle from which to be humbled by the Himalayas’ wild, jagged beauty. 283 more words

Wild Woman

Getting over Mr. Right

I met a wonderful man who absolutely helped me get over a twisted ex, taught me about consent but also broke me. My previous ex fucked one of my friends many times (without my knowledge), took my virginity (made it absolutely awful) and fucked with my mind and heart. 694 more words


The Unusual Things I'm Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Family, friends, health, Taylor Swift’s cats, Adele’s new album… each Thanksgiving we rattle off the same list of things we’re grateful for. Now, don’t get me wrong, friends and family make life worth living, and Adele’s new album is pretty excellent, but… 778 more words


OVERCOMING OBSTACLES: How Can I Cope Better at Work?

Sometimes the best way to understand how to manage mental health issues at work is by listening to other people’s stories. Workplace Strategies for Mental Health asked several individuals to share their coping strategies for their “Working Through It” series. 39 more words

Overcoming Obstacles

The worst possibility

“The only thing worse

than being at the bottom

is being where I am

and looking all the way down.”

When I first read these words, I took them to be a description of someone considering how far they had climbed up and, looking down, seeing how far it was for them to fall back down to the bottom. 149 more words


Write & Thrive, new workshops - 2016

 Write & Thrive 2016

From January 2016, Write and Thrive will be offering two new writing modules, in descART.es Lounge, Unit 1, The Exchange (next door to Matthews Yard). 306 more words