Courtney Lowry is a photographer, poet, and artist from Baltimore, Maryland who seeks to empower those whose voices are silenced through her work. Her photography series “Generalized Anxiety Distortions” explores and documents her struggle with her mental health while studying
Having a heart of gratitude takes practice and daily focus, but it is a mindset that will help dramatically transform the way you see your world. When we search for ways to reflect on gratitude, it allows us to cultivate
With the holiday season approaching, you may be wondering what presents to give (or to ask for yourself). If you’re shopping for someone with a passion for poetry—or if you’re a poet with an empty wishlist—let this roundup point you
If you’ve been on the Internet in the past few years, chances are you know all about imposter syndrome. Outlets like Harvard Business Review, Psychology Today, and even the American Psychological Association have written about the condition—further indicating its prevalence
You’ve set your intentions, you’ve embarked on the inner work, but still wonder why your dreams aren’t manifesting. First of all, there’s nothing wrong with you. Hitting a plateau is an important mile marker on any journey and a sign
“Reading or writing poetry creates a space for empathy, for seeing another person, for bearing witness to our common humanity." Whether it’s written or spoken, poetry can be a powerful tool to aid in healing. It offers an opportunity for readers,
If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed in life, it’s that change is inevitable. Whether we’ve planned for it or not, life has a way of surprising us. The best we can do, sometimes, is take those unexpected turns as opportunities
The idea of body positivity is simple enough: that all bodies are worthy of self-love, self-care, and acceptance; all bodies are allowed to feel beautiful—and the definition of beauty is boundless. But in practice, body positivity isn’t always so simple.