Our Stories

Understood

As human beings, we all want to feel seen and heard. We need a human connection and to feel like ...

Making Assumptions

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

Special

A poem about autism.

Decision-Making & Bayes Theorem

The benefits of a fixed, decision-making system.

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 ...

Why It’s Ok To Be A Loner In School

Remember, high school isn’t a death sentence. Just do your four years and get paroled, a.k.a. graduate.

Why We Need Safe Spaces and Trigger Warnings on Campus

Rather than coddling, they enable students coping with trauma or mental illness to participate fully in academic environments.

My Visit to Auschwitz Gave Me The Strength to Challenge My Classmates

And convince them of the ongoing importance of Holocaust education.

How do you define beauty?

This summer, we met with an amazing group of teens at Kutz Camp, to ask them how they defined beauty. Here is what they had to say!

Why I Talk About My Own Struggles as a Teen with Depression

When I was 12 years old, I was formally diagnosed with depression. It came after a week away from home at camp, when my director heard that I had told other people that I had thoughts of killing myself.

Dealing with College Rejection

No one loves rejection. Rejection is one of those things in life that is hard for everyone, no matter if you're an adult, a teen, or a child.