"Hi, my name is Alathia Hayes. My pronouns are she/her. I live in Ankeny Iowa and I am a Mighty Super Contributor."
"I write for the Mighty because it gives me a platform to encourage others with my story and show people that there is always hope."
...is The Unmatched Kindness My Dentist Showed Me When I Was At My Worst. It was the first time I really opened up about the worst of my depression. It was healing for me to write and reflect on the kindness that I was shown, and I hope it inspires others to be kinder today."
"My favorite story that I've written for The Mighty...
"I am a very typical taurus. If you bring me coffee we will be best friends forever. I have five siblings but I can beat them all at Mario Kart.
"I want you to know that I see you, I hear you, your experiences are valid and you are not alone."
Thanks to Alathia, and contributors like her our Mighty community is what it is.
Thank you for sharing your story, Alathia.