How To Be Human

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087 – I Run Away From My Problems Towards Solutions – Ana

087 – I Run Away From My Problems Towards Solutions – Ana

"I find myself unable to relax. I think normal people stop and take some time off if they have nothing urgent to do, but not me. I'm always thinking of the things that need to be done. It’s most likely because of my parents and the environment I was...

084 I Was Bullied When I Was A Kid

084 I Was Bullied When I Was A Kid

When I was little I was the odd one out. I was always the bullied kid. I got called a lot of things. I got bullied for my blonde hair. I had really blonde hair - almost white - when I was younger. I wore glasses and was the only kid in my year with glasses. My first...

086 – Finding The Power Within Myself – Ester

086 – Finding The Power Within Myself – Ester

Rationally, I know that my professional life isn't so important. It’s just a means to get money so I can live, but I am kind of obsessed with the idea of finding my passion and working in something that really inspires me. That’s why, I started with...

083 Every Disappointment Changes You

083 Every Disappointment Changes You

One of the biggest concerns I have right now is that my kid has both mother tongues; Slovene and Portuguese. Living here, with a Slovenian Mum, Slovene won’t be a problem, but with Portuguese I’m not sure. Having it as a mother tongue is different from learning it...

085 Death Isn’t Scary To Me Anymore

085 Death Isn’t Scary To Me Anymore

When i grew up, I was alone. I had to be my own parent. I had to learn to trust my instincts. My father was there but he got into drinking. I have a brother but he was only 13 when my Mum died, so he was barely a teenager. He was in a really bad place himself so he...

082 Being Fat Was Part Of My Identity

082 Being Fat Was Part Of My Identity

My father died when I was 22. It was such a bad thing that happened and it really made me think. It gave me one of the ‘aha’ moments in my life which changed my life completely. I realised that if I continued living the same lifestyle that I had been before, I would...

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Ep 19 – Learning To Love Myself – Nika Erčulj

Ep 19 – Learning To Love Myself – Nika Erčulj

"My recovery journey started about 5 years ago, when I was kinda thrown into therapy. When people ask me what my diagnosis was, I never know how to answer. At the beginning I really wanted that word, and I think a lot of people do when they first go into...

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