Inspiring Stories

Kassidy Riekens is the definition of perseverance and hard work. Depression can manifest itself in many different ways for different people. When you’re unhappy, sometimes coping mechanisms can overlap with destructive behaviors. For Kassidy Riekens, 29, alcohol and fast food were her comforts and vices of choice when her depression set in. But after she
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According to celebrity adventurer Bear Grylls, “Your best chance of thwarting an abduction attempt is in the first few seconds.” Fortunately, an Uber driver in Tennessee knew that in her gut and managed to escape a violent kidnapping. A split-second decision Last May, Uber driver Carolina Vargus accepted a long-haul Uber trip from 51-year-old Christopher
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Khloe Kardashian ignited a heated debate on body image and self-perception this week.  There’s already a great deal of discourse around how the Kardashian family actively perpetuates damaging standards about beauty, body, and social media branding. Khloe’s photo leak and her subsequent response prove that the Kardashians are in many ways both the victims and
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The entire world is reexamining its treatment of Britney Spears.  The documentary Framing Britney Spears has forced us to collectively reckon with how we’ve regarded Britney over the last 15 years. Mistakes have been exposed, apologies have been issued, and realizations are continuing to occur. In a way, the documentary encapsulates everything that is poisonous
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