I’ve deadened my instincts for rest.

“It’s easy to forget about depression when you’re so used to telling your story without it.”

FEATURE PHOTO BY Anh Nguyen

“Overachievers in art and life just push and push on a shitty idea hoping it will eventually make 1% of sense or until they’ve made enough pieces to fill out a nine grid on social media.”

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It was something I never thought I would say out loud, but what I had always wanted to say to my mother: “I just feel like you’re disappointed in me.”

FEATURE PHOTO BY YURIS ALHUMAYDY ON UNSPLASH

I sat barefoot, cross-legged on an old worn-out carpet, surrounded by dusty bric a brac, transfixed by the pink mohawk man on TV.

FEATURE PHOTO BY FLAVIO GASPERINI ON UNSPLASH

“When I did well, I fulfilled stereotypes, receiving no personal credit. When I didn’t, I took the double blow of personal accountability for failing a cultural standard.”

FEATURE PHOTO BY HANNAH KANG (@DALLAS.KID)

Love might not conquer all, but it’s a good place to start

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