In this blog post I will be discussing something that hits very close to home with me when it comes to gendered and sexualized healthcare. This topic is ADHD and ADD diagnosis in women and girls. This past summer at the age of 19 I was diagnosed with ADHD after years of silently struggling. I […]Read More My Silent Struggles With ADHD as a Woman.
Mental health is something that we all struggle with, and it is something that, as a society, we need to discuss. Particularly, we need to discuss mental health disparities among minorities. Racial/ethnic, sexual, and gender minorities often suffer from poor mental health outcomes due to many reasons, including, discrimination, harmful stigmas, and overall lack of […]Read More Mental Health Disparities
A brief look at the history of mental health institutions and what sort of treatments were provided.Read More Mental Health. How far we have come, and how far we still have to go.
Because caring for your mental health can be tricky enough without the presence of a global pandemic.Read More Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19
Therapy has helped millions of people all around the world. But why do we still talk about it like some secret, and why are there so many stigmas around it?Read More Therapy…Let’s Talk About it.
Self love is a great way to crush the patriarchy, but it can be difficult. Its a journey that is important for each and every one of us to go one, but its different for everyone.Read More Self Love Through a Feminist Lens
Is it just me or does anyone else feel like as soon as COVID-19 took over, the rest of your life slowly crumbled right beneath your feet? I’m still trying to remain positive during this time of uncertainty and find the “silver-linings” of each moment I am granted, but shits hard. I feel like I am constantly going back and forth between the battles going on in my physical life, as well as those persisting through my mental state.Read More A Quick Check-In With Myself
“And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And, […]Read More Self-Care Tips for Trying Times
I’ll be listing out my favorite methods of self-care to remind you all to follow suit, give you new ideas, or even just provide a space for suggestions of your own!Read More Mindful without a Full Mind
While therapy and medications are baselines for many people with mental health struggles, adopting an ESA can supplement recovery in joyful, sustainable ways.Read More A Tail of EmPAWerment: Dedicated to My Emotional Support Dog