#BellLetsTalk

I always look forward to #BellLetsTalk day. A day where everyone makes kind posts and offers their support and love for those who struggle with mental illness. Seeing all of the inspiring pictures and glimpses into the lives of friends and acquaintances I didn't know struggle(d) makes me feel both comfort and heartbreak in knowing I'm… Continue reading #BellLetsTalk

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2018: The year of wellness

I've decided- made a conscious decision, that in 2018 I will let go of my demons. I will drop the misconception that the only way to fight depression is to kill myself trying. I will stop criticizing myself in the mirror. The person staring back doesn't appreciate it. I will eat well. And, when I… Continue reading 2018: The year of wellness

My Coming Out Story

First off, I wanna start this post by stating how extremely thankful I am to have the privilege to live in a country that celebrates LGTBQ+ love. I also am so extremely gracious of the kindness I have been shown by my close family and friends and the acceptance and love they have showered me… Continue reading My Coming Out Story

Why I Disappear at Christmas Events

With the holidays coming up I think it's really important to raise awareness of the struggles introverts, people with mental health issues or just anyone who feels overwhelmed by Christmas parties and events. *Written from the POV of a person who is both an introvert and struggles with mental illness. I'm Sad: Christmas is a hard… Continue reading Why I Disappear at Christmas Events

Gift Ideas For Anxious Friends

The holiday season can be especially overwhelming for people who struggle with anxiety. The financial burdens, social gatherings, disrupt of routine and family dynamics are but a few of the triggers a person with anxiety may struggle with. Throw in some seasonal blues or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and the struggle can feel completely overwhelming.… Continue reading Gift Ideas For Anxious Friends

10 Things No One Tells You About Being a Lesbian

In 2017, lesbians are everywhere. Ellen Page, Kristen Stewart, Ruby Rose, Halsey...so many up and coming, talented women standing with the LGTBQ+ community. The representation of lesbians is on the rise (while I find the representation of bisexual or gay men, unfortunately, isn't as prominent.) Shows like Orange is the new black made lesbians crazy!I feel… Continue reading 10 Things No One Tells You About Being a Lesbian

The 5 Powers Of Kindness

The power of kindness is often overlooked in our over-worked, under-paid, over-stressed and generally selfish society. We are so consumed in the functions of our day to day routines that we have trouble finding a simple moment to show kindness and another to reap the benefits of showing kindness. I truly think the issue is… Continue reading The 5 Powers Of Kindness