Sophie Riegel

Sophie is the President of Here.Now.’s Board of Directors and is also the author of “Don’t Tell Me To Relax: One Teen’s Journey to Survive Anxiety.” She’s passionate about destigmatizing mental illnesses and promoting mental health and resiliency.

Articles by Sophie Riegel

How I Got My Mr. Fix-It Dad to Stop Trying to Fix Me

If there’s a lightbulb out or some Ikea furniture to put together, we ask my dad to do it. If ...

Making Assumptions

You never know what is going on in someone else's mind.

A Prisoner in My Own Mind

I wake up groggy and disoriented. As I open my eyes I see that I am surrounded by metal bars ...