Makeda Sandford is a sassy 21 year old self-taught photographer, designer, and writer, hailing from the blue ridge mountain valley of North Carolina. She loves all things social justice, pretty colors, and observing the beautiful, breathing world around her. Find her photographs on her website.

Posts contributed to by Makeda Sandford

Sweating It Out

Writing by Freya Bennett // Photograph by Makeda Sandford // From the first class, I was hooked. I ended up doing boxing twice a week and a Yin yoga class to balance everything out and wind down. My anxiety all but disappeared and I think I discovered that for me, I need to get myself to exhaustion in order to help my brain relax.

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But Sport Is For Boys

Writing by Isabella Roxburgh // Photograph by Makeda Sandford // When I was younger—much younger—I desperately wanted to play soccer, and for a very brief, barely memorable period, I did.

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On Seeing a Therapist

Writing by Surbhi Rikhi // Photography by Makeda Sandford //Too often it seems like our society tells us that it is not okay to seek help. That asking for help is a sign of weakness, and that feelings of depression and anxiety are flaws in our character.

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Stop and Smell the Roses

Writing by Erin Mills // Photograph by Makeda Sandford // I spent my time wisely. Don’t go through life without appreciation.

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