Tagged - Mental Health

How to balance college and mental health

I won’t lie — it’s hard to balance college and emotional well-being. But it’s not impossible to find balance.

Scars, romance, and the minds of youth

I was a Tumblr tween. And unfortunately, I was one of the many, many children who fell victim to the aestheticization of self-harm.

How to survive Thanksgiving with your family

At family gatherings, chaos is not a question of if but when. So how can you survive it?

To all the overachievers out there

If you’re wasting the most amazing years of your life stressing about the future and always working, you’re ruining yourself.

We’re all just hamsters on the wheel of academic validation

Never mind. All the grades were just posted to Blackboard and there is not a single A in sight.

I don’t feel beautiful

I love the idea of body positivity. However, it’s almost impossible to love every part of your body all the time.

It’s okay to uninvite yourself

I have major FOMO — fear of missing out. The worst part is, I have FOMO for things I don’t even want to do.

Generalized anxiety disorder is not a trend

It could simply be the desire for attention. Whatever the reason, it’s not okay.

“You’re gaslighting me!”

How come people spoke so casually about everyone being “a little bit ADHD” when I had to fight and claw my way to a diagnosis?

Navigating the world of online mental health awareness

On social media, a creator describes a list of symptoms that leads them to conclude they have depression. The weird thing is, those symptoms sound a lot like things you experience every day.