Hey there, story lover!

🎁 This is our way of saying Thank you! for being part of the Upstairs Community. We gladly offer you access to all the stories we’ve written so far in 2020. We put 16 narratives together by people like me and you, packed with a lot of care for your attention and energy.

  1. I am the only woman in the office, and that’s okay by Oana Filip
  2. The things we do not show by Vlad Olaru
  3. Self-talk until the end by LJ Frank
  4. A word I’ve been searching for all my life by Jim Antonopoulos
  5. We all have our not-so-proud moments by Andrei Ungurianu
  6. Reinventing my job is part of my job by Răzvan Onofrei
  7. I got hit by a car and survived by Ioana Făghian
  8. To forgive is to redeem yourself by Mădălina Lăcătiș
  9. In the hopes of doing it better by Cristi Lupșa
  10. I was living a good life, but I was not happy by Marta Brambilla
  11. The pieces will fall into place in the end by David Parrish
  12. Keep your minds and hearts open for every story. Even when it’s not yours. by Nabeelah Shabbir
  13. How a chronic illness taught me to slow down (the hard way) by Valentina Volcinschi
  14. Stories that shape us are not set in stone. They can be rewritten. by Oana Coman
  15. Growing up without a father by Mădălin Gorbănescu
  16. When you don’t recognize yourself in the mirror, where do you look? by Ilinca Roman

If you want to pay it forward and surprise your friends, family, and teammates, please do that by recommending them sharing each narrative individually, not the entire archive. This way, we will continue to bring new members aboard and keep offering a lovely experience that’s in alignment with our values.

Enjoy it and stay kind!

🎄Happy holidays,
—The team at Pixelgrade