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I have learned a lot on my journey of self-awareness. It’s taken many days of battling with depression, grief, and shame with small breaks of crying, deep therapy, and breakthroughs. It’s been a difficult journey to get where I am right now, but I still have a lot of work to do. One of the…

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There’s an interesting video making the rounds of social media showing a coach or professor at Virginia Tech and a large group of students lined up in a field. The coach proceeds to take the students through an exercise that emphasizes the privilege many of the students have, coming from two parent homes, private schools…

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Since November of last year I have really began to grasp the severity and importance of mental health problems. I slowly became more comfortable discussing the stigmatized subject. With the help of a semi-traumatic event last November (and I’m not certain I’m dramatizing that either), I was pushed into advocating for mental health to be…

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Depression is drowning in an ocean of despair while another part of you is cutting away your lifeline that would keep you from drowning. Can you imagine how frightening that could be? Imagine fighting that fight every day. Depression can come and go for me. I have good days, bad days, and really, really bad…

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Hello! For those of you who aren’t aware, today is National Coming Out Day. I want to take some time out of my rough (even though it hasn’t been that bad of a day) day to express my thoughts on today. Today can mean a lot to different people. I’m sure for some it’s irrelevant…

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Something that came up during a conversation on Twitter really made me stop and think…do people who suffer with chronic depression ever truly experience stabilization in their moods? A stabilization that lasts longer than a couple days, weeks, months? Maybe a year or two? It varies with different people because everyone is different. No one…

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Since everyone around you is already telling you that college is the most important thing that you’ll ever do in your life, we’re going to assume you’re a tiny bit stressed. Your parents want you to go into law or finance, your relatives want to have a doctor in the family, you have your own…

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Aug 22

vAR Three ships led by one captain set sail to find the ends of the beginning of the world. A promise of redemption allured by the thoughts of a future filled with an abundance of wealth; the colony didn’t want to be poor anymore. And there stepped forth three ships to conquer the next four long…

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Tuesday June 20, 2017 By Anthony Sicilia Original Website/Blog www.Nerdfornews.com  Tuesday Night Testimony Turning Today’s Trials into Tomorrow’s Testimonies  Dear readers, friends and believers, last week I blogged about the sparrow due a financial situation that I was facing. The text for the blog was found in part of the Beatitudes which is located in…

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I want to share a story with you that both frustrated me and made me want to see change happen. I spoke in an earlier blog post about self-advocacy. It’s important, and people should do it more often. However, there are times where you don’t think you should have to advocate for yourself because the…