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Breaking Roadblocks

WRITTEN BYCARA TYRRELL<p>The plane landed slowing with uneven jerks, allowing us time to register the ground, to find our center before walking back …

Discovering the Gold

WRITTEN BYTARA BRACH<p>Illustrations By Tallulah Fontaine<p><i>Originally published at TaraBrach.com and graciously shared with ENDPAIN.</i><p>I remember when I was …

Pablo's Story: An Audio Interview

PODCASTS: ITUNES · GOOGLE<p>INTERVIEW BYALISON HERSEL<p>Pablo Agrio, after serving seven years in the military, left his post with an honorable discharge …

Breathing Through What's Broken

WRITTEN BYJESSICA DEFINO<p>I’m on the ground of a second-floor conference room at work. My breathing is loud and unnatural: a deep breath into the …

Did We Get MDMA All Wrong?

BY ROBYN CAREY SANYAL<p>Featuring Marcela Ot'alora<p>Featuring James Casey<p>Featuring Karen Diamond<p>Ecstasy, Molly, The Love Drug. You’ve heard of …

You Can't Rush Your Healing

WRITTEN BYALISON HERSEL<p>I have always been a good student of life in a material sense: capable of assessing and identifying what is needed for success …

Joy In Pain

WRITTEN BYJAKE TIBBITTS<p>It follows me everywhere I go. Pain. I feel it all the time, never getting a break from its chains. Starting at 15 years old, …

I Refuse To...

CHARLOTTE ALLAM<p>I have OCD. Contamination OCD.<p>It has taken me many years to write those words without feeling crippling shame or performing a humorous …

We Need a New Way to Work With Pain

PODCASTS: ITUNES · GOOGLE<p>WRITTEN BYERIN TELFORD<p>Photo By Melodee Solomon<p><i>Originally published at ErinTelford.com and graciously shared with ENDPAIN.</i><p>The …

Can A Bubble Bath Change Your Life?

PODCASTS: ITUNES · GOOGLE<p>BY JESSICA DEFINO<p>“Prepared with Love and Magic by House of Intuition” claimed the bottle of “Money Magic” bubble bath, …

The Craft Of Self-Care: A Three Author Interview

WRITTEN BYCARMIEL BANASKY<p>Photo By Marnie Dean<p><i>This essay is part of our month exploring the theme of Self-Care. Follow along with us all January for</i> …

Don't Forget

PODCASTS: ITUNES · GOOGLE<p>WRITTEN BYKRISTEN MARTIN<p>When I was growing up in a middle-class town on Long Island in the 1990s, we didn’t do much to …

Mercy

WRITTEN BYTERENCE REYNOLDS<p>Photos By Devin Allen<p>Henry and I were chilling in the park when the bike patrolmen rolled up on us. It was the end of a …

Coming Out and Finding God

PODCASTS: ITUNES · GOOGLE<p>WRITTEN BYTIMOTHY LEWIS<p>Photos By Travis Jensen<p>Timothy Lewis<p>Timothy Lewis<p>I was baptized for the second time when I was in …

Interview with Jacqui Lewis and The Broad Place

INTERVIEW BYCHLOE WALKER<p>Featuring Jacqui Lewis<p>Chloe Walker: I’d love to start by learning how The Broad Place got its start. Could you tell us a …

It-Which-Must-Not-Be-Named

WRITTEN BYNATALIE RODRIGUEZ<p>Illustrations By Tallulah Fontaine<p>I thought I was crazy for being in therapy.<p>Three years ago, I experienced my first panic …

I Created My Own Beauty Standards

PODCASTS: ITUNES · GOOGLE<p>BY LENNOX BISHOP<p>I grew up for some time with a perceived sense of normalcy. While my family had rumblings of tension in my …

Marks Unraveled

BY HEATHER DAY<p>Edited By Kate Hothouser<p>I’ve always been a little lost—not in a metaphysical sense, but in a literal sense. I can walk into my local …

Sometimes, The Bull Wins

PODCASTS: ITUNES · GOOGLE<p>BY WHITNEY SALESKI<p>He was not at home when he killed himself.<p>The ringing on that October Sunday practically rattled my …

Neither Here Nor There

PODCASTS: ITUNES · GOOGLE<p>WRITTEN BYLACY WARNER<p>Illustrations By Aubrey Manson<p>Lacy Warner<p>ONE<p>You used to be cavalier about all the places you have …

A Clean Slate

WRITTEN BYSANTI HOLLEY<p>Photos By Vikesh Kapoor<p>Jorge Alonzo was twelve years old when he got his first tattoo. Born in San Diego, Alonzo was one of …

Losing My Little Brother

PODCASTS: ITUNES · GOOGLE<p>BY NIRRIMI FIREBRACE<p><i>Originally published at Fire & Joy and graciously shared with ENDPAIN.</i><p>The first fear ruled in the months …