Breaking the Silence Against Mental Health

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 … Read moreBreaking the Silence Against Mental Health

The Weinstein Plague in America

If you have paid any attention to social media or the news on television you would have seen the whole up roar against Harvey Weinstein. Numerous women in Hollywood, both in the United States and in Great Britain, have accused him sexual harassment and sexual assault. (For more information, check out this recent article published … Read moreThe Weinstein Plague in America

It’s National Coming Out Day Today!

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 … Read moreIt’s National Coming Out Day Today!

Social Media: Today’s Modern Enemy

We live in a modern society where technology surrounds us every second of the day. Our cell phones remain in our hands throughout the day, sit next to our beds at night, and most kids these days don’t know what to do without the phone in their hands. Video games have replaced going outside, and social … Read moreSocial Media: Today’s Modern Enemy

I Have These Friends

When they walk out the door, they have natural instincts, look over their shoulder, keep a skeptic eye, they constantly watch their step while they attend, make time to be in, express a similar value, as do I, when I go about living my regular, normal, daily life. – I have these friends, keep their … Read moreI Have These Friends

Politics in the Classroom

Politics mentioned – observe the tension The worry is worn on faces unsure Still as detention, vast apprehension Who were you with? Were you with him or her?   Self-censorship peaking, voices suppressed Opinions are strong – all flex them at home Elephant in public, rude to address Guess it’s less stressful to have views … Read morePolitics in the Classroom