Sign in

Human Parts
A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

Self Improvement

In Human Parts. More on Medium.

I love it but I wish I didn’t

Photo by Handy Wicaksono on Unsplash


Humans 101

Discontentment begins and ends in your head

Photo: Jordan Cortese / EyeEm / Getty Images


This Is Us

And I’ve got a plan to make it happen

If only…


Lived Through This

We all need a witness, even in our darkest moments

Photo: Thomas Winz / Getty Images


Humans 101

Many of us neglect our own needs to avoid seeming self-centered — and then we wonder why we’re so unhappy

Portrait of a person—wearing a bob haircut, big dark sunglasses, and an orange knitted sweater—looking to the left side of the image in a very dark space. Reflected in the sunglasses is an open window showing a sliver of blue sky on each lens.
Portrait of a person—wearing a bob haircut, big dark sunglasses, and an orange knitted sweater—looking to the left side of the image in a very dark space. Reflected in the sunglasses is an open window showing a sliver of blue sky on each lens.
Photo: Marco_Piunti/E+/Getty Images


This Is Us

I don’t forgive her — but I learned to set my own boundaries and live my life

Photo: (L) My mother and me circa 1984, (R) Mara Hobel and Faye Dunaway in Mommie Dearest, 1981


Humans 101

Life becomes less devastating when you learn to celebrate the tough stuff

Illustration: Nunny/RawPixel


Remember: You are the hero or heroine of your journey

Photo: Vlad Zaytsev/Unsplash


Humans 101

Start by recognizing the three Ps

Photo by Gremlin/Getty Images


This Is Us

Confidence, discernment, and sexiness develop over time

Image: AK Rockefeller/Flickr

Human Parts

A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store