Megan Conway

A Human Issue

Somewhere along the way we all stopped treating each other like human beings and instead now need some sort of justification before we decide whether or not we can respond with sympathy. I...

Weightless

I never felt pretty or popular when I was younger. I had a deep love for oversized men’s shirts and brushing my hair was maybe a weekly thing. I knew I would never be a part of that upper...

My Mental Sadist

I recently made the decision to start my own business. I held my breath, jumped with both feet, fingers and toes crossed. It’s extremely new, and everything still feels very uncertain and...

Love Notes

It started with a note. You knew I struggled to effectively communicate my emotions, so under the guise of practicing our cursive you set up our own communication system by writing notes to...

Enough is Enough.

I have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to anything or anyone compromising my mental health. Not saying I’m impatient when it comes to matters requiring empathy or sympathy, or...

Ever Been Fired?

A lot of people use the term “fired” whenever they lose a job, but there is a very distinct difference between being fired and being “laid off”. Being laid off means that your job...

To the Dreamer…

It’s weird to think that for so long I never saw you as an actual person. I mean, I knew you were a human being, and you were pretty critical to that whole giving us life thing, but you...

The Power of Pain

Ten years ago, I had a bad thing happen. Something one might classify as a “personal tragedy” – which I always thought was a strange word. What tragedy isn’t, on some level...

Just Do It Already

I was recently having a serious life discussion with a good friend of mine who is spending a great deal of time trying to figure out her next steps. She desperately wants to move forward...