“There’s always good in the world.”
Budding friendships and nostalgia.
“I was so excited to be a teenager.”
A panic attack and a rest day.
You can venture into the world even when your insides are freaking out.
Report-card worries, a panic attack, and post-surgery recovery.
Becoming myself again.
“So many young people are getting panic attacks, it’s like a silent plague.”
Do you ever feel like you’re just really bad at being young?
Everyone needs a break.
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