End the Stigma – Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness month. If 1 in 5 adults will go through mental illness, why is it so taboo in our culture? I don't think if I've ever spoken to someone who hasn't felt or known someone who deals with something like depression and it's nothing to be ashamed of. Today, I want... Continue Reading →

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A Breakup

Around this time every year, we hear the jokes about what we should be leaving in the past year as we move on to the next one. Sometimes these are beauty trends, or slang terms, or even people.  And while we often make fun of leaving these things behind, sometimes they symbolize really painful experiences... Continue Reading →

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The world in 3 words

Bent, not broken: my three words chosen to describe our world. In Fall 2016, I took a Political Science course in International Relations, which was an elective outside of my major. The core of the curriculum was based on learning IR perspectives: realism, liberalism, and constructivism. Aside from the power-driven motivations of realism and the... Continue Reading →

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"The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away." - Pablo Picasso

Discovering Your Happiness

Your mind is powerful, it can heal you as much as it can harm you.

Dear Diary....

"Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself" Walter Anderson

Being Aware

A inward journey in this outside world.

Thought Food

Living a good life with a mental illness - by Anita Link

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