Eva Breitenbach

It’s funny how when I look back on this year, Bell’s Palsy was probably the best thing that happened to me. It was just this really powerful clarifying force. Before I would get so caught up in my emotions. Something would happen, and then I would have this huge emotional response to it, and that would be my reality and I couldn’t get out of it. Now I have some distance from my emotions. I can make choices.Read more

Haley Cope

Over the next two days, I really wanted to commit suicide. I said this to the therapist and he was like, “I’m going to have to go talk to someone about this.” As soon as he said that and left the room, I’m like, “Fuck, I’m going to get transported.” Sure enough, when he comes back, he’s like, “I’m sorry. We’re going to have to transport you now.”Read more

Anita Horn

What you see in other people isn’t all there is. You might be thinking everybody else around you has it together, but they really don’t. You find out about that by being honest and vulnerable yourself. I used to think that the goal was to be perfect and that everyone expected me to be perfect. I don’t feel that way anymore. I’ve got a lot of flaws and it’s perfectly okay.Read more