In a single year, Greta has transformed from lone teen protesting government inaction on climate change outside Swedish parliament, to figurehead of a massive international youth movement. And since we are neurodiversity enthusiasts at Spark, it’s been refreshing and exciting to see people take note of Greta’s autism as key to her being such an effective advocate for climate change.
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Christmas is a difficult time for a lot of people. The story of the Grinch invites us to ask why.
For the first few years of his life, Cooper developed normally - sleeping through the night, and walking (running, actually) early. He loved dinosaurs (like his dad), danced regularly (already better than I did) and often brought me to tears with his generosity and compassion. Everything was great. But as time went on, we noticed more and more challenges that he was facing.
Being swept by LeBron and the Cavs again hurts. But in opening up about his depression this season, the Raptors’ star has done something powerful.
We all experienced pain as kids. And we were never the same. In a good way.
A story of the wonderful, spunky woman who still inspires us.
Like my father and his father before him, I’ve battled anxiety all my life. I learned early how important it is to talk about it. It’s taken some time, but I’m finally ready to share my story.