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“Is It My Fault?”

A common mindset among those who are diagnosed with mental illnesses is wondering if it’s something that they brought onto themselves. There may be guilt associated with it, like the person thinking they did...

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Gender and Showing Symptoms

Although they can happen at any age and to anyone, statistics show that the symptoms for depression and anxiety are more likely to begin showing up during adolescence. Adolescent girls reported symptoms at a...

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Asian American Mental Health Resources

May is both Mental Health Awareness Month and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI for short). The more you think about it, the more the two sharing a month kind of makes...

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TMI

Although it may not seem like it, we have some control about how much of ourselves we want to put online. Even with all the accounts that we may have, we might not post...

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Rewriting Nightmares

Nightmares are never fun. They can feel like horror movies come to life, often times created specifically for you and the things that terrify and worry you the most. We all experience nightmares, but...

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The Benefits of Essential Oils

Edited to Add: Essential oils aren’t perfect. There have been studies showing that lavender and tea tree oils specifically can disrupt your hormones. It’s always best to be cautious about trying different methods for...

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Weekend Reads: Ramadan and Mental Health

This year, Mental Health Awareness Month overlaps with the Islamic month of Ramadan. The simplest association with Ramadan is fasting: from sunrise to sunset everyday, Muslims who are able to do not eat or...

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The Influence of Influencers

This past week has shown the power of YouTube influencers. The 43-minute “takedown” video by Tati (a notable beauty YouTuber) of former mentee and friend James Charles (also a notable beauty YouTuber) not only...