Dear Anxiety // Self-Care Tips for Dealing with Mental Illnesses in College

Over Christmas break, I decided to start a series about mental health called “Dear Anxiety,” and I published my first two posts (A Letter to My Mental Illness and Things to Remember about Mental Illnesses During the Holiday Season) with a regular plan set in motion. A week after the second post was published, my plan crumbled … More Dear Anxiety // Self-Care Tips for Dealing with Mental Illnesses in College

Dear Anxiety // Things To Remember During The Holiday Season

The Thanksgiving rush has barely died down, Christmas is right around the corner, and the first day of 2016 will be here before we know it. The holiday season is one of the most exciting times of the year; but, for people suffering with mental illnesses, it can also be one of the most stressful … More Dear Anxiety // Things To Remember During The Holiday Season

Dear Anxiety // A Letter to My Mental Illnesses

Over the past two weeks, I have seen some fantastic videos and posts on Facebook about the truth behind mental health and mental illnesses. Much of this has stemmed from Buzzfeed’s Mental Health Week (posts and videos here), which has encouraged individuals around the world to break free of society’s silence and speak without fear … More Dear Anxiety // A Letter to My Mental Illnesses

Your GPA Does Not Define You // A Letter To Perfectionists

Dear Perfectionists, I know that it’s the end of the school year and that assignments are stacked higher than your laundry, that papers are hiding around every corner, and that sleep is something of myth. Pressure and stress are at extremes despite your professors’ assurances that “the end is near.” In fact, I know how … More Your GPA Does Not Define You // A Letter To Perfectionists