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That one thing no one really wants to talk about

I have, in the last week as you may well know, been part of something that surprised me most than anyone. Being part of “Academia de Código Bootcamp” has opened me many opportunities but is also making me do some conflicting things as well. 611 more words


Quiet Mornings

Photo taken by contributor Ed, a photographer from Mexico City who was diagnosed with clinical depression and anxiety in 2007 after severe stress led to a professional, financial, and eventually emotional breakdown. 315 more words


Is Depression Really As Common As We Think?

Is depression really as common as we think? Or is it mostly socially constructed right now to serve those who are all struggling with similar economic, financial, occupational, spiritual, or whatever have you, life crisis’s? 972 more words


Book Review of "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath

I’m a little late but I decided to finally read The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath. This book was Plaths’ only novel and was published for the first time under the pseudonym, Victoria Lucas, in 1963. 352 more words

Teen/Young Adult Fiction Reviews

Headbanger in Paradise, Part 4

CONTINUED FROM  Headbanger in Paradise, Part 3
Posted on  12/3/2016

It was warm where we sat in the day hall, sunlight streaming through the windows onto my assessment sheet. 651 more words


Calming Techniques for Alzheimer's

Hello all,

I was wondering if someone could give me some good self-soothing techniques for those with Alzheimer’s disease. I have a client who has been placed in a lock down facility in a hospital and he has Alzheimer’s. 280 more words


Medication in Mental Health

As some of you may be aware, I suffer from mental illness. I will refrain from specifying which clinical diagnosis I have been given to help me preserve a medium of my own privacy. 353 more words