Recent Stories

She is Finding the Right Balance – Bella’s Story

I looked into the mirror all day in class at ballet, constantly critiquing and picking apart steps to make them look perfect. I was always being told, “Don’t be a lazy dancer, Come on give it all you have, higher, stronger, more, more, more.” The message was relentless and sometimes so negative I would tell myself I wasn’t good enough. I learnt at an early age not to sh....

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She Is Living In The Now – Sandy’s Story

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven” Ecclesiastes 3:1 24 years ago I married the man of my dreams. He was in the military and, at the time we embarked on our life together, I hadn’t given too much thought to what life, as a military wife, would entail. I soon realized that the one thing that was certain was change. Each new ....

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Karla – She Is Known

I remember the first nursing shift I worked as a newlywed after returning from my honeymoon. I went to sign the medication log and wasn’t sure which name to use. Should I still use my maiden name or my married name? When does my name officially change, I wondered? My supervisor responded ‘Use your married name, that’s who you are now.’ Yesterday I picked up my n....

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Angie – She Is Strong

I’m a crazy, busy mama of three, still in the trenches of grief after losing my mum. I’m like any other human who makes mistake after mistake, who has walked with a giant elephant of self-hatred for years resting on my chest. Combined with a decade of fad diets, post partum depression and a world that told me I wasn’t good enough. It led to an unhappy Angie. I....

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She Is A Canvas Of Life – Laurynn’s Story

Learning and teaching self-love is hard in a society that doesn’t accept exposing our bodies in a non-sexual way. We shy away from the body’s genuine and organic purpose. We are fearful of it. Why? Do you know how amazing we are? How perfectly we’ve been molded together. How miraculous our body is. All the things it can do. Our bodies create and give life. Our....

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