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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...

January 11, 2019

We here a lot about representation. That communities and minorities need to be represented, and accurately. But less time is spent talking about why representation matters, especially for those living with mental illness. As someone who lives with a mental illness, it...

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...

June 8, 2018

I think of everyone who lives with mental illness or who is experiencing a mental health problem to be part of a community. And when someone in our community loses their battle with mental illness to suicide it isn't just another number to me. It's someone who dealt wi...

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...

April 7, 2018

Hey all! Sorry it's been a while. I was away on vacation and it took me a minute to get back into the swing of things.

While I was gone I spent 5 days in Florida with 6 other people. While that might sound amazing (which it was), it was 7 people in 1 hotel room for 5 da...

March 2, 2018

I was recently watching an episode of RuPaul's Drag Race (as I usually am in my free time), and the Queens kept telling one of the girls who has talked about her history of depression to "shake off" her emotions. 

Um, I'm sorry, but that's not how this whole thing...

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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