Why Are Kids Killing Themselves? Here’s 13 Reasons Why.

Watching 13 Reasons Why would have made me kill myself a few short years ago. It is full of damaging mistakes commonly made in suicide, bullying and rape discussions and it is a genuine threat to people’s lives. From glorifying suicide to giving the message that trauma is not meant to be worked through but escaped,…

How to Celebrate International Woman’s Day: An Attempt At Moderate Feminism

The news told me that today I should protest by walking out of my classes in order to highlight the sexism still experienced by women. I learned this plan as I was on the commute to school with the usual excitement in my chest of another day learning and working. With so much expansion and leading planned…

You Don’t Have To Listen To Your Heart

One of the most significant realizations I made during the worst of my depression was that I didn’t have to feel sad. My overly critical thoughts had been convincing me that I deserved to be punished with depression, but there was nothing morally superior or more intellectually honest about feeling such a deep and unending…

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