Self Stories

I Was a Journalist

It started on December 21st, 2014. I was working for a private TV station. One day we were invited to a theater show, one of …

I Worry About Worrying

You could ask me one simple question, but my anxiety turns it into 20 questions within seconds. “Are you okay?” becomes “Why are they asking …

Recognition is The First Step

…and I’m standing right here, for all that happened in my life, I am mentally emotional, emotionally distracted, and sick altogether. I grew up in …

Sad Stories Everywhere

I was in third grade of school when my family moved back to Kabul, a city torn by civil war and its people devastated. They …

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask For Help

It all started as just a few thoughts .But over time, I started having extremely bad anxiety and was becoming more depressed. School was using …

They Took My Daughter

I had an arranged marriage when I was 17. My husband was a drug addict who used to beat me. For a year I kept …

Overcoming Guilt

I had to overcome the fear of talking to my friend about losing his father. In Afghanistan, it is not okay to talk about the …