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Let's talk about shame. 

Shame is a topic that is very close to my heart. At the beginning of my counselling journey I discovered that I had been completely controlled by my deep sense of shame for years. 1,303 more words

Self Love

Anxiety and little big stuff

*warning this post was written on very little sleep.

If I had to describe what it is like to have Anxiety, I would have to say that it is like watching a filler episode of your favorite television show only to have a news ticker consistently running along the bottom of the screen. 533 more words

Daily Life

An Open Letter to Everyone

Dear Dukes,

Although college is an awesome time to make friends, learn and have fun, it unfortunately can also be a time when mental health, body image and self esteem drop. 333 more words

Campus Life

Learning to Live With Fear

I have had a tough couple of weeks. I’ve found living with uncertainty and the lack of control over things out of my power almost unbearable. 810 more words

Mental Health

your Danzig is drooping...

Walking the dog is usually a business-like affair for me. I want to get it done and over with as quickly as possible so that I can get back to whatever it was I was doing (aka: sitting on the couch). 430 more words

For Allan

I lost my brother last week.
His name was Allan.
He was 25.

Suicide is the number 1 killer of men under the age 45. Allan was one of those men. 646 more words

Mental Health

How To Not Be An Asshole About Suicide (a response)

Today I read this really great essay on The Dinner Party (thedinnerparty.org/blog/2016/2/5/how-to-not-be-an-asshole-about-suicide )

Like a lot of other really great thoughts on suicide, it comes from the perspective of those left behind. 316 more words

Mental Health