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Depression and Suicide

In the season of taxes and overcast skies, life can already feel bleak enough. But often, our battles with depression are not rooted solely (if at all) in finances or gloomy weather. Although they may play a role in aggravating depression, such concerns can present as mild or practically nonexistent annoyances when juxtaposed with the …

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Goodbye, 2017

You will be remembered fondly, but not missed.

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Why Emotional Modesty Needs to Die

Heads-up: The beginning of this piece might have you thinking that you're about to digest some erotica, but before some of you dismiss this piece on that premise - and before some of you get excited - I might as well let you know, this discourse doesn't fit within that category. Unless, that is, you …

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Just Another Work Day

Not looking forward to working today? Read this!

Platitudes and Cliches You’re Probably Tired of Hearing

Disclaimer: Several of these topics are very important to me, so my writing may sound a bit heated, but I am not intending to hurt or bash anyone. This is a collection of platitudes and cliches from various (often personal) experiences and journeys in life. Some of these I've heard, others are verbalizations of vibes …

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What is Pyroluria, and Do You Have It?

Got chronic depression/anxiety? White flecks on your fingernails? Skin disorders?


When You Can Only Eat Five Foods

Food intolerance or other chronic illness keeping you from living life? Let me share with you my journey to recovery!