It’s Been Two Years Since I Last Wanted To Die

It’s been almost two years since I last wanted to die, and in honour of World Mental Health Day, this accomplishment deserves a post. Sure we all joke like, “omg I want to die” or sigh with a “kill me” on our Monday mornings back to work…. but I’m not talking about that kind of…

Why I Sympathize With Amanda Knox

I recently just watched the new Neftlix documentary on Amanda Knox, a young American woman accused of murdering her roommate while studying abroad in Italy. While the documentary doesn’t take any clear bias, I couldn’t help be feel sorry for this young woman. When I first heard about this story years ago, I will freely…

I Take Medication For My Mental Health – So What?

Not that it’s really anyone’s business, nor should I have to justify what medications I take, but I feel that writing an article on this topic is important – for I have vowed to be open and honest about my mental health and the hardships I have subsequently faced. To be very honest – my…

The Myth Of The “Cool Girl” And How It’s Hurting All Of Us

For the past few years I’ve been what some people may call – overly emotional. Since tackling my anxiety and depression, I have since become less emotional, but I still feel things very deeply, and often feel the need to express myself. I have, for years now, worked to justify why I feel the way…

My Post-Grad Funk

I don’t know how to start this. I also don’t know how this will end. But I do know this: I am really confused, and I’m going to try to write about why. Next Wednesday I turn 22 years old, and for the first time in my entire life, I’m not overly excited for my…

My “Perfect” Life

Earlier this week I sent out a message on my social media platforms asking my followers to refer me to people who may be interested in being interviewed about their stories/businesses/and causes, for some new pieces. Along with this message, I also asked if anyone had a story or topic they wanted to see me…