053 Lessons from a break-up

053 Lessons from a break-up

“I started journaling a year ago. My goal was to start observing myself and focus on self-improvement. This started because of a rough break-up. We were together for three years and then I spent the next two years trying to get over it. I am trying to be happy...
045 The value of health

045 The value of health

“I’m a nurse and it’s hard to see so many sick people all the time. I worked for a while in the psychiatric unit. There was one girl who was seventeen and she was hurting herself pretty badly. I found her at one point. I used to try and help her have a normal...
015 That was one of the worst times of my life.

015 That was one of the worst times of my life.

“A couple of years ago my son needed a lung transplant. I tried to offer him my own lungs but the doctor said they weren’t good enough. When they eventually opened up, his lungs were so bad that they had difficulty separating them from his ribs. That was...
014 I have lost a lot and I have a lot of weaknesses

014 I have lost a lot and I have a lot of weaknesses

“I have lost a lot and I have a lot of weaknesses, but I use them as my strengths as well. My brother is gay and he’s currently suffering with depression. He attempted suicide. This is one of my difficulties. I see life as being so beautiful, and all of a...