All I can hope for is that collectively as a society, we can find healthier ways to cleanse our hearts and souls from the pain and secrets we carry, and that we can find the emotional support we seek and deserve.
What are the pros and cons of automatic functionality versus conscious effort? How do they affect quality of life? And how had this particular call for secrets elicited such a powerful response, through handcrafted, snail mail postcards no less?
I began collecting and sharing secrets in 2004. I printed 3,000 self-addressed postcards with simple instructions about sharing an artful secret. I passed them out to strangers on the streets of Washington, D.C., not knowing what to expect.
I started PostSecret six years ago in Washington DC by passing out postcards to strangers and inviting them to illustrate a secret and mail it to me. Here are some exclusive secrets, only for Huffington Post readers.