Personal Development

How Mental Health Stigma Almost Killed Me

Every day was a struggle to get up and go to class. I found no meaning in anything I did.

2 hours ago

A Living Nightmare: This Is What Dissociation Feels Like

Imagine drowning and not being able to fight back.

2 days ago

An Open Letter To (My) Depression

This is your official warning.

January 18, 2018

Making Mistakes Is The Best Way To Get Ahead

Here’s to making as many mistakes as possible this year.

January 15, 2018

13 Signs You’re Surrounding Yourself With The Wrong People

Because having good friends is the first step to living your best life.

January 14, 2018

Dear 13 Year-Old Me, Who Thought I Was Ugly

I wish I’d seen myself as clearly then as I do now. 

January 14, 2018

How Your Clutter Is Making You Sick

Having too much stuff can actually be hazardous to your health.

January 9, 2018

18 Books That Will Change Your Life In 2018

Get ready for weekends shut up in bed with a new book.

January 8, 2018

How To Stop Being The Toxic Person In Your Own Life

Sometimes it’s not them – it’s actually you.

January 7, 2018

What 2018 Has In Store For You, Based On Your Zodiac

The universe has some pretty interesting things planned for you this year…

January 5, 2018

How Irritable Bowel Syndrome Ruined My Mental Health

The gut-brain connection is real and I consider myself proof.

January 1, 2018

21 Things You’ll Only Understand If You Live With A Mental Health Issue

Sometimes the hardest place to be is inside your own head.

December 26, 2017

Stop Telling People You Know How They Feel

We all do it. Here’s what we need to learn to do instead. 

December 20, 2017

I Gave Up My Son For Adoption, And Now I Want Him Back

Giving up my son was one of the worst decisions of my life.

December 20, 2017

An Open Letter To My Mother: Why I Became A Sex Worker

I know this isn’t what you pictured for me at 26, but it’s a job, and it’s the best job for me.

December 18, 2017

Calling Myself “Fat” Isn’t Brave, It’s Just True

I don’t need a pat on the back for acknowledging something that’s already obvious.

December 17, 2017

How To Make Yourself Happier In Just 10 Seconds

Who doesn’t have 10 seconds to feel happier?

December 13, 2017

Exercise Is My Way Of Controlling My Chronic Illness

Fighting against a condition that’s intent on stripping my nerve coatings is the most effective way to scream “Screw you!” 

December 12, 2017

What I Wish I Knew Before My First Panic Attack

Because it happens out of nowhere.

December 11, 2017

17 Things You Can Do To Beat The Holiday Blues

‘Tis the season to feel stressed and depressed if you suffer from mental health issues. Fa-la-la-la-la…

December 5, 2017

The Holidays Are The Worst Time Of Year For My Candy Addiction

I have no control over myself when it comes to consuming candy.

December 3, 2017

The Time I Was So Depressed I Slept Under My Desk

How could I be naked with my sickness in public and, simultaneously, unseen?

November 30, 2017

What I Learned From Trying To Be ‘One Of The Guys’

Before long, I knew of no higher compliment than, “You’re not like those other girls.”

November 29, 2017
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