two women who are friends getting drunk without stigma

Stigma

Stigma comes in many forms. Sometimes, it’s clear. A co-worker or family member might tell us to “just get over it.” Or a supervisor might question a sick day taken for mental health or recovery purposes. These actions judge our motives and abilities, defining us as weaker or less worthy. What’s harder is the smaller…

smirking man has resilience

Resilience

Life can be overwhelming and confusing. The range of human emotion is vast and uncontrollable. We feel what we feel. We can experience joy and fear and rage and love in the spread of a moment. Our state of mind depends on our feelings and the stress they create, either good or bad. While we…