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Milky Way; Night Sky

Photo taken by first-time contributor Alexandre Goulet, a Software Engineer from Ontario, Canada. He has found that photography is a great media through which he can escape the day to day trials of life. … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 16 Comments

Time On My Hands

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “I had no idea as to … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · 15 Comments

Joy and Cake

Photo taken by first-time contributor Samantha, a 25-year-old living and working in Atlanta. She loves to write, take photos, cook, travel, and spend time with her favorite people. Her little … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · 12 Comments

Old and New

Photo taken by first-time contributor Michelle who has battled Recurrent Major Depression for the past few years. For a long time she was struggling and didn’t know what was wrong with her, but … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · 35 Comments

Transformation, Inside and Out

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a 36-year-old photographer and portrait artist from Northeast Kansas. After venturing into digital photography, she became interested in documenting her life with self portraits. This became particularly … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 5 Comments

Sleeping in the Forest

Photo taken by first-time contributor Kait Mauro, a 21-year-old Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native who has lived all over the country. She is trying to see all 50 states and has been … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 13 Comments

Look Up

Photos taken by first-time contributor Anna, a 23-year-old woman from Canada. She has been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and depression in the past. After getting off of medication she … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · 23 Comments

Cigar Break

Photo taken by contributor Cassandra, a 32-year-old woman from New Zealand who lost her older brother to suicide when she was 14-years-old. Beyond being sad and shocked, she was very angry. … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 4 Comments

Reach For Me

Photo taken by contributor Teija, a 35-year-old woman from Finland. She suffered from a severe depressive episode at the age of 25, which turned into psychosis, and led to a three … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 23 Comments

Galaxy

Photo taken by contributor autisticaplanet, a 33-year-old woman who has Asperger’s Syndrome and accompanying anxiety related to social and sensory issues. She also has OCD. She writes a blog to … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 7 Comments

Conducting the Waves

Photo taken by contributor  Tiger Lillies, a woman in her forties from Ontario who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, possibly bipolar disorder, all while raising her five and … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Drifting into Oblivion

Photo taken by contributor Uday Narayanan, a 26-year-old from New Delhi, India. Uday has an uncle who suffers from Schizophrenia. His uncle has been living with him for the last 20 years. Growing … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · 7 Comments

Every Path Has a Puddle

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a 36-year-old photographer and portrait artist from Northeast Kansas. After venturing into digital photography, she became interested in documenting her life with self portraits. This became particularly … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 16 Comments

Just Let Go

Photo taken by contributor C. who suffers from severe depression, and a bipolar diagnosis. About this photo: “I try to view the world from a place of love, but it … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · 20 Comments
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