Order for an Obsessive Compulsive

when i was 10, i used to knock on the toilet lid 10 times after each time i went to the bathroom because somehow it made sense to me that this would keep me safe. this would keep the world in balance. in elementary school, a friend told me a secret, one so obscure i … Continue reading Order for an Obsessive Compulsive

The Thing We Never Talk About In The #AAPI Community

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvvlLdHS1FA One of the most detrimental myths to Asians and Asian-Americans is the model minority myth for a number of reasons - mental health definitely being one of those reasons. Mental health and the awareness of mental illnesses are not generally talked about in the Asian household - treated as shameful anomalies in the community. … Continue reading The Thing We Never Talk About In The #AAPI Community

Would You Date Someone on an Antidepressant? Five Things You Should Know About Mental Illness

OK Cupid was fun, for like, the first half hour. All these cute boys to potentially chat with, all the cute boys I was already chatting with, and to top it all off, they have that awesome “match percentage” thing to help you figure it from the get to go. For those who haven’t made … Continue reading Would You Date Someone on an Antidepressant? Five Things You Should Know About Mental Illness

The Numbers Behind Sexual Assault Should Make You Angry

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Numbers are important, but the individuals and stories behind the numbers are what we should start speaking about. For more information, visit the Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN) and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.