Meet Stephen, Our Featured Community Member of the Week!

Stephen-Heaviside

Meet Stephen.

Home: Yorba Linda, CA

Horoscope: Aquarius

Favorite book: Our Band Could Be Your Life by Michael Azerrad

Hero: Bruce Springsteen

Superpower: Empathy

Hardest challenge: Handling post-treatment survivorship and anxiety

Guilty pleasure: Gummi Sharks (most candy, really)

Favorite Lacuna Loft Program: Unspoken Ink

Proudest moment: Getting onstage after treatment and playing a song about it and getting hugs and high fives from friends after.

The best piece of advice I’ve received: “Everyone moves at their own speed.”

How I stay mentally healthy: Staying connected with friends, writing, therapy

Personal Mantra: “It’s chaos. Be kind.” Michelle McNamara

My favorite part of being part of Lacuna Loft: The community of amazing people who are encouraging and rooting for each other.