From Struggle to Strength: The Power of Lived Experience
In the face of adversity, this author refused to give in to her anxiety and OCD. With the correct support, she was able to find…
Interview with Nethra Samarawickrema on Empathy, Kindness, and Facing the Unknown
Check out this interview with South Asian anthropologist, coach, and mediator, Nethra Samarawickrema, who employs empathy-based practices to build a braver and kinder world!
The Art of Friendship: Painting With Kindness
Charlie, an artist with Down syndrome and Regression Disorder, shares the story of his connection with another artist that blossomed into a powerful friendship.
Affirmations for Mental Compassion
Check out how this teen uses the power of affirmations to take care of their mental health!
This teen - a strong advocate for children with different abilities - shares her poem about empathy + kindness!
Saving Myself + Overcoming Hardships
This young woman from Albania discusses how she helps counter her negative thoughts with kindness and compassion.
Optiverse: For Students, By Students
This teen from India created an online platform that offers free mentorships, classes, and resources for youth!
Me + My Big Sister’s Special Education Journey
Skya writes about her special relationship with her sister and how you can be an ally + raise awareness about disability issues!
What Can You Give? The Greatest Lesson I Learnt Through Misdiagnosis
One mundane day, something shifted. I was still suffering physically, but mentally I found a focus that helped, and this was due to a friend…