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April 28, 2020

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November 15, 2019

I can't count the number of times I've heard someone say "I'm just OCD like that" or "She's so bi-polar." And for the vast majority of people who say things like this, I assume they don't mean anything by it. Using mental illnesses as an adjective has become so complet...

August 13, 2018

Being a woman is really hard. While the #MeToo movement can be our time of reckoning, it is also a reminder of the constant onslaught of sh*t women have to go through on a daily basis. And it can take a toll on you. 

Today I posted a tweet about a political party standi...

April 21, 2018

Being the super cool 24 year old (and musical theatre nerd) that I am, I spent my Friday night curled up with my cat watching The Greatest Showman. *Side note: I know that this movie has received a lot of criticism, but the music and choreography is amazing* Any-hoo, a...

March 9, 2018

There are two ways the media and entertainment industry like to portray mental illness. One is the romanticized tragedy, and the other is full of unpredictable outbursts a la 2007 Britney Spears. Neither is a great way to see yourself. Imagine being a newly diagnosed t...

March 7, 2018

I used to think that I didn't face that much stigma against my mental illnesses because no one called me names or used it against me. However in the past few months I've realized that there is a different kind of stigma that I've been facing for a long time. 

Quite ofte...

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...

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