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We Wear This Stigma Like Vampires

They say we are vampires, sucking all that we can from the life around, Darkening the corners of the room with our minds, Hiding ourselves from the harsh light of day, because that is what we are made to do. … Continue reading We Wear This Stigma Like Vampires

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How Music Helps Me Cope

Music can be used as a coping skill for some people. It can also be used to relax people or calm them down. I personally make and listen to music to get my mind off certain things. It’s a stress … Continue reading How Music Helps Me Cope

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Ramblings within a month-long depressive episode

I’ve been wondering recently what it’d feel like to work in one of those call offices for suicide hotlines. I know the pay is crap and that shouldn’t matter but you must be pretty strong to help someone after they … Continue reading Ramblings within a month-long depressive episode

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Living with ADHD

Do you ever walk into a room and forget what you went in there for? Or maybe you’re mid-conversation with someone and your head slowly starts turning towards the television, even though you’ve probably seen that same episode a thousand … Continue reading Living with ADHD

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Why hope will never be silent

Harvey Milk once said “Hope will never be silent.” That quote has been an essential quote for me since the ninth grade.   As long as we keep hope in our hearts, we can never be silenced, and we can prevail. … Continue reading Why hope will never be silent

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