Oxford, Mississippi beader-seamstress, Timber Heard took to creating as a way to escape from the harsh reality she was living. “Being creative is something that helps me as a person, function. That’s who I am.” Combatting bipolar disorder alongside trying to piece together the complexities of her biracial identity has been a lifelong struggle, but she is now speaking her truth and reclaiming her power.
Society projects an idea that once you go to college jobs come easy and that life itself is easy. College graduates seek jobs in their career field and find themselves at a dead end.
Yuni Wa is a music producer from Little Rock, Arkansas. He shares insight on growing up in the capitol city of Little Rock and how his experiences shaped who he is today, which still have a profound effect on him. Despite these things, there are many moments to be proud of.
For those who are not aware, I have been battling a demon, or should I say “warring with a demon”. This demon is depression.
While nobody on the Gram (or in real life, for that matter) is perfect, it’s beyond easy to look at your followers’ posts and think, “Why not me?”