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Making My Birthday A Mental Health Day

Making My Birthday A Mental Health Day

I know a lot of people that don’t like celebrating their birthday. Especially as they get older. They see it as a sign of aging perhaps or looking at my uncles and aunts, they see people around them fading. Of course, with the situation as it is around the world with...
Finding Noah

Finding Noah

Using Art to Discover My Purpose I, Noah, am 19 years old, a budding artist, and live in the city of Zurich. I have always been interested in art somehow. Whenever I saw a painting as a child it was like a friend, a creation from a completely different...
COVID-19 and the Rekindling of a Lost Friendship

COVID-19 and the Rekindling of a Lost Friendship

It’s July 2021, and it has been more than a year since our lives were completely thrown off course by COVID-19. It’s kind of weird to think about all that has happened. How much loss has devastated our lives throughout the pandemic. We’ve missed out on work, school,...
“One Last Stop”- A Book Review

“One Last Stop”- A Book Review

A few weeks back, I had eye surgery and was exploring audio books when I stumbled on an unexpected LGTBQ+ romance called “One Last Stop,” written by Casey McQuiston. I figured, why not?  Now, to be clear, the “why not” doesn’t necessarily refer to the heroine being...
5 Relatable Web Comics for Mental Health Challenges

5 Relatable Web Comics for Mental Health Challenges

I have always been a huge lover of stories. It doesn’t matter if those stories are in movies and television shows, novels, short stories, or comics. So, it won’t be surprising to anyone reading this that I am a HUGE fan of Webtoon. If you’ve never heard of it,...
Beating the Summer Blues by Hunting for Buried Treasure

Beating the Summer Blues by Hunting for Buried Treasure

Do you ever get to feeling down with the change of the seasons, particularly during summer break? I sometimes do. I’ve talked to others who have felt the same way, so I wanted to share with you how I have been beating the summer blues by hunting for buried treasure!...
Bend it Like Beckham Movie – Follow your ambitions

Bend it Like Beckham Movie – Follow your ambitions

Think of your favorite hobbies like sport or art was perceived as something that you shouldn’t do because of your gender, culture, and family expectations. How would this make you feel? What would you do? Please take a moment to watch this incredible movie bend...
Why Should We Process Our Feelings?

Why Should We Process Our Feelings?

We all sometimes want to pretend that we aren’t feeling a certain way. It’s easier to ignore when we are upset about something someone said. Or about something that happened to us. But why should we process our feelings? Feelings have a rhythm of their own...
Mobility-Friendly Yoga for Mental Health

Mobility-Friendly Yoga for Mental Health

There are tons of ways to take charge of your mental and emotional health, and one of the most well-known stress relieving practices out there is yoga. Yoga is a great way to combat stress, anxiety, and depression. But it can be a little hard to know where to start,...
Letter To Today’s LGBTQ+ Youth

Letter To Today’s LGBTQ+ Youth

When I first agreed to write this letter for Shadow’s Edge, I thought, “Oh sure! This will be easy and I’ll crank this out in no time! I’m an avid writer, an LGBTQ+ activist, and I’ve got plenty of opinions to share.” I was wrong. I realized there was so much I...
Powering Thru Waiting for Test Results

Powering Thru Waiting for Test Results

You’re waiting to find out if the results of a new scan or blood test. Or maybe you are waiting to see if you can go to a new specialist. Now you have to wait and you can feel your anxiety rising with each passing minute. People always have to wait for...
Pride Month Movie – Happiest Season

Pride Month Movie – Happiest Season

In honor of Pride Month, we celebrate our favorite LGBTQ+ stories on screen. Shadow movie of the month goes to Happiest season. The movie features Kristen Stewart as Abby and Mackenzie Davis as Harper. Set around the holiday season. The happiest season tells the story...