Waco Survivors 28 Years Later

From February 28, 1993 – April 19, 1993 the siege of a peaceful religious community called the Branch Davidians at Mount Carmel in Waco, Texas took place.  The siege was broadcasted, and the media demonized this nonviolent community in the viewer’s eyes for 51 days – until the siege ended in a massive fire andContinue reading “Waco Survivors 28 Years Later”

What to Know If You Were Also Triggered by the Death of DMX

On April 9, DMX — one of America’s most well-known and successful rappers — died of a heart attack brought on by a drug overdose. DMX’s history of addiction is well-documented, and as a fan of his who also has a history of substance abuse, I found myself rocked to the core by his death. I have foundContinue reading “What to Know If You Were Also Triggered by the Death of DMX”

The Recent Khloe Kardashian Situations Shows That Diet Culture Hurts Everyone

Recently, an unretouched photo of Khloe Kardashian was leaked and posted on social media against her consent . The photo depicts Kardashian relaxed, in a leopard print bikini, and without her hair or makeup done. The unretouched photo displays Kardashian in such a natural way that it is almost shocking in comparison to other depictions of herContinue reading “The Recent Khloe Kardashian Situations Shows That Diet Culture Hurts Everyone”

5 Tips for Comanaging IBS and an Eating Disorder

For as long as I can remember, I’ve dealt with extensive digestion and pain issues and I can’t remember a time when I didn’t feel constantly sick. This has led to me spending days in bed because I don’t feel well enough to get up. I’ve experienced widespread body pain for many years, which eventuallyContinue reading “5 Tips for Comanaging IBS and an Eating Disorder”

Why Hyperfixation Feels Like a Toxic Part of My Mental Health Struggle

                Hyperfixation, commonly associated with ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – and autism, is an occurrence when an individual becomes fully engrossed with something, may it be a hobby, movie, book, person, etc.  Often, this hyperfixation affects the rest of the person’s life as they have a challenging time focusing on anything other thanContinue reading “Why Hyperfixation Feels Like a Toxic Part of My Mental Health Struggle”

5 Tips for Coping With Borderline Personality Disorder Through COVID-19

See the resources at the end of this article if you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, homicidal thoughts, self-harm, or abuse. Help is only a call or text away. ❤ I have dealt with the effects of Borderline Personality Disorder for the majority of my life, and I am finding my symptomsContinue reading “5 Tips for Coping With Borderline Personality Disorder Through COVID-19”

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