So I have been thinking a lot about depression and suicide lately, so I thought I would talk about it. Here are some thoughts. Depression is a chronic illness, it isn't something that can be cured fully, or something that whose affect can "just move on" from. It can mean different things to different people- … Continue reading On Depression and Suicide
Okay guys, lets talk. I have been called a Raging feminist several times by my sister, Abby. Which got me thinking about other labels, like Feminist. So, what is a feminist? What makes me a "raging feminist"? I have been particularly "raging" lately, but it is not because women have to wear bras still (they … Continue reading So Apparently I’m a Raging Feminist…
Today I'd thought I would talk a little about my own mental illness, as a lot of people cast it off as something else, or simply don't understand it. I feel like talking about mental illness in this society is frowned upon, or unspoken. So here. Honesty time. I have diagnosed Anxiety and Depression. They … Continue reading My mental illness.
Yesterday, I attended a talk at my University called Globalization, Displacement, and Migration by Dr. Aviva Chomsky, Professor of History at Salem State University. Here are some of my thoughts on that, and immigration. I attended this event with a high interest as I am very interested in migration, especially how it relates to Native Americans as … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Immigration ie. No human is illegal!
Hello world! It's been a bit since I've been a-blogging. Truth is, I haven't had much energy to do so. I am also fighting a severe cold (thanks, Abby). I have problems falling asleep and staying asleep. I have had these problems ever since I can remember. So, since I cannot think of anything else … Continue reading Let’s talk about Sleep!
So, I go on Facebook a lot. I know, I am not "hip" like other millennials and use Snapchat or Instagram a lot. There is a lot more to look at than other Social Media: articles, opinions, news, from all kinds of sources. One feature that I like to look at everyday on Facebook is … Continue reading One Year Ago Today…
Having a mental illness sucks. Like literally sucks... and those who have one or more mental illness cannot help it/them. Mental illness can only be appeased via medication, which can only do so much, not to mention has numerous side effects including suicidal thoughts (?!?), insomnia, weight changes and decreased sex drive (those are for … Continue reading Let us Talk About Mental Illness, Part One.
So back to International Women's Day. I attended the Keynote Address at my university by Activist Loretta Ross. Let me tell you internet- If you do not know who she is, you need to look her up! She tells it like it is, and is very inspiring. Shes been fighting for women's rights for Forty years!! It … Continue reading Talking about International Women’s Day
So, today is International Women's Day, and here are some thoughts, opinions, and such. This day has been celebrated for over 100 years, yes, a century... Sayyy Whaaaat I have conflicting thoughts. So, why is there only one day that celebrates women? Women should not be celebrated once a year.They should be celebrated everyday. Why … Continue reading So Today is International Women’s Day…
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