Longer days and warmer weather are here; for many of us, it’s time to take a vacation. And while a vacation can be an act of self-care in itself, it can also be stressful, so it’s just as important to engage in self-care through the summer months.   Take Your Usual Self-Care Outdoors – Take […]

“Are you new here?” I hear it all the time. Every time, I react the same way. My face gets hot and I try to set my jaw in a display of fake confidence. I’ve been working in the same store for a year and a half now, but it’s still like feeling my way […]

It’s embarrassing to admit, but I get stuck in cycles of re-watching movies and TV shows and re-reading the same books over and over, rarely introducing anything new into my bank of consumption. It’s like I develop an anxiety about seeing new films, starting new TV shows or picking up a new book. It’s seriously […]

Why It’s Important to Respect Survivors with PTSD The impact of sexual violence on a person can be devastating on their mental health. For me, the emotional trauma of having someone I had only known for a month invade my body led to developing a mental illness that affects me to this day. Ever since […]

Social media can and is overwhelming, not only on the eyes from staring at a bright screen for so long, but also on a person’s mental and emotional health. Social media is everything now and you can do so much with the power and access that people have. You can find jobs, you can find […]

So, I’ve talked a few times about how I find the ideal of people pushing themselves to the brink upsetting. I don’t get why we glorify the concept of working ourselves to the point of exhaustion, whether it be for a job or school, or even some personal projects. That is not to say that […]