humanity

For better or for worse, relationships reveal the core of the human condition.

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Suzanne Scott6 hours ago
The Power of Silence
How silence empowers me
Victoria Towery8 hours ago
“This Isn’t Your Safe Space!”
Recently, in a Facebook group that I am a part of, a brave soul bared her heart and spoke out about the struggles she was having concerning her emotional relationship with food. The group is geared to...
The Fixer: A Selfless Helper
There are people in this world, with me included, who live their lives by fighting the problems of others. In a world that is broken and searching for relief from the difficulties of everyday life, we...
Heather Houston9 hours ago
Just
Alone... alone. So absolute. So basic. Say it again... alone. How can that be? We are surrounded by people day in, day out. Those people interact with others, and that brings more into our circle. Sti...
Mama Maroc13 hours ago
Come Alive, Come Alive
What does it mean to be unconventional? Why can we choose between conventional or organic? Basically, one being artificial, and the other being natural. We are all humans, right? We all have different...
Stacie Amelia15 hours ago
Belonging with Strangers
Arrived in Drumnadrochit last night to find I was invited to share a very special birthday moment with someone I had just met. The backpackers lodge has just been taken over by new management (and the...
April Spring2 days ago
To What Extent Does Manipulation and Control End?
Isn’t it funny how guilt can manipulate an individual, a person, a perception, a conscience, a circumstance, an event, a choice to favour one side over another? I often hear and read about stories of ...
Stacie Amelia3 days ago
Vulnerability
Part of my life turning upside down was learning I have both a rare health condition called Transverse Myelitis as well as Multiple Sclerosis. Neither condition can be cured, the Multiple Sclerosis ma...
Nancy D3 days ago
Why Do Women Date Assholes?
I can't speak for all women, but I can tell you why I only dated assholes in the past... and how I finally broke free of my self-destructive behaviour. Let's start by answering the question though, ju...
April Spring3 days ago
Speak Your Truth
There isn’t one person who never lied in life before. We are spiritual beings living a human experience after all. It starts from white lies to small lies to bigger lies. I’ve seen so many movies, rea...
Stacie Amelia4 days ago
The Heart of It
It seems more often of late that wherever I turn I find a heart offering from the universe. It got me thinking about emotion—what is it? How does it affect us? How does one capture and express it?
Dic...
Dyan Hull4 days ago
30,000 Feet & Climbing; Thoughts from Above
323 MPH and somewhere between 32,000 feet and landing, I let my mind wander. I allow myself to reflect on my experience over the past two weeks (I have been away from home opening a new location for t...
Kayla Triplett5 days ago
A Letter to My Ex...
"Grief is like an ocean; it comes in waves, embedding and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it's overwhelming. All we can do is learn how to swim." -Vicki Harrison
Conversations With Ka
I’d been curious about what had happened to him for quite awhile. Ka finally decided to answer my questions, in English, in his own words. I understood enough Thai to have known for several months tha...
Victor Vaz7 days ago
I'm Ugly, I'm Handsome, I'm... Troubled
I don't watch TV at all, but, you know, the media is all around us in this century, and it gets to you, and hard. I've been told that I'm attractive. I was born in December, therefore in Astrology I'm...
Identity and Expression
Expression takes on many forms, through colours and fabrics we choose our outward reflection based on inward introspection. We look within to our core, a kaleidoscope of feelings, thoughts, and dreams...
alyssa aurilio10 days ago
Night Skies (Chapter 2)
After days of hiking through our unexpected destination, we were unable to find any more survivors. Those days dragged on longer than normal. We had finally given up on searching and found a clearing ...
Let Yourself Be Saved
There is strength in vulnerability. This is a statement not many people can make confidently, especially pertaining to themselves. The way we have been raised, it is a default to embody the lone warri...