Sisters in Mental Illness: Mania and Misconceptions

This month the tables turn—it’s Shaley’s turn to be interviewed. Nichole Forbes chats with Shaley about what it’s like to live with bipolar 1 and hypomania. What are the common misconceptions of bipolar and hypomania? How is self-care different when you’re diagnosed with those disorders? How do you move forward when you’re neuro-atypical? Sisters in […]

We Were Living a Lie

[TRIGGER WARNING: Descriptions of verbal, emotional, physical abuse; failed plan to take someone’s life] An interview with a survivor who is glad to be alive. In the aftermath of domestic abuse, and a failed plan by her former husband to hire someone to take her life, Deborah* has seen God work miracles. Through a strange turn of […]

A Woman Who Loves: Viola Lutara

“Although we live in different parts of the world, we all belong to the same God and the challenges that you face are the same ones that we face. It is only the definition that varies.” We are honored to introduce Viola Lutara to you today, a SheLovely after our own heart. As the Director […]

A Woman Who Loves: Nicola Bartel

“Offer the gift of who you are and see what God does with it.”                    At SheLoves Magazine, we LOVE introducing you to “SheLovelys” all over the world. This month I am thrilled to feature Nicola Bartel, the Executive Director for Mercy Ministries of Canada. Nicola and I shared […]

Mandy Thompson: On Profundity, Art and Life’s Inciting Incidents

” … I decided to let depression speak through my art …” -Mandy Thompson, Inciting Incidents Deep honesty moves me. I am thankful it does and I actually embrace the emotions that often come with encountering profound truths and sacred stories. So, when I recently read Mandy Thompson’s chapter “An Unlikely Gift” in the new book […]