On Depression and Suicide

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

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So Apparently I’m a Raging Feminist…

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…

Some Thoughts on Immigration ie. No human is illegal!

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!

Let us Talk About Mental Illness, Part One.

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.