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April 28, 2020

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February 23, 2018

When I was first diagnosed with a mental illness I felt like I couldn't talk about it. The only time people talked about mental illness was in extreme circumstances where there seemed to be no hope of recovery. I didn't want to be one of those people, and so I didn't a...

February 20, 2018

Hello, hello, hello! Y'all (yes, I'm sorry, I say y'all) might have noticed that I am less active both with posts and on social media on the weekend. That is because for weekdays are when I'm social and I power through, but my weekends are my chance to unplug from the...

February 15, 2018

I don't know about you, but I find mass shootings doubly hard. First, because it's hard to think of all of the lives lost in such an unnecessary and violet way. Second, because there always seem to be a large group of people who automatically blame it on mental illness...

February 13, 2018

The day after my office was told I was resigning to take care of my mental health I woke up, laid in bed for an hour after my alarm went off, showered, made breakfast, and got all dressed and done up for the day. This was weird. Why? Because not only was I hungry for b...

February 8, 2018

Since graduating university I have been living the fancy agency life. Like Mad Men, but with (slightly) less sexism. This means being invited to every event, receiving boxes of swag, and partying with elected officials. Last week I gave it all up. Why you might ask. Be...

February 6, 2018

In an episode of the Netflix program The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Kimmy explains how she can endure anything by saying, "I learned a long time ago that a person can stand just about anything for 10 seconds, then you just start on a new 10 seconds. All you've got to d...

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