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Delving into the Depth of Depression and Addressing Suicide

By on November 4, 2016

Trigger warning for intense suicide depictions.

Depression has always been a swift descent into an illuminated darkness. Around me the world loses colour, loses the glimmer of hope, but the…

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Why Depression Doesn’t Scare Me Anymore

By on August 24, 2016

I felt it necessary to elaborate on a post I wrote about my identification with depression, but from a different perspective. Depression doesn’t scare me anymore, but why it…

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Longing For Darkness

By on February 17, 2016

From my personal perspective, suicide will always be an issue until we become comfortable with “negative” emotions (or really just emotions in general). In a perfect society, I can…

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The Hidden Creativity in Depression

By on February 2, 2016

This article will be discussing suicide and self-harm, so for those of you who find this triggering, you may not want to read this article.

A depressive episode, at its…

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My Perfect Bipolar

By on January 26, 2016

The simple question: Would you get rid of your bipolar if you could?

The not-so-simple answer:

The question itself, from my perspective, implies a sense of ambivalence. On the one hand,…

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Mania, Depression, and Body Image

By on September 9, 2015

Like many other people on this planet, I still struggle with loving the body my DNA formed. Body image is a big topic that needs addressing when it comes…