How Past Trauma Affects My Pursuit Of Music

As little kids, we are full of creativity and imagination. We believe we can do anything, and be anything we want. We allow our minds to fly high and create a world where anything is possible. Eventually we grow up and most of us learn to dim the light of our creativity and imagination, in…

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Ways To Get Through A Bad Mental Health Day

Sometimes I wake up very energized and ready to take on the world. But there are also a lot of times when I wake up and I feel depleted, very tired, unmotivated and have a lot of trouble focusing. That is the reality for a lot of people who live with depression or anxiety. The…

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Why I talk openly about going to therapy

Many years before I was diagnosed with major depressive disorder I felt like there was something wrong with me. As a teenager I often felt an emptiness that was inexplicable and found it hard to feel genuinely happy most of the time. I felt guilty because my loved ones tried their best to make me…

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Little Things That Make Your Heart Smile

As a mental health advocate I dedicate my life to educating people about the importance of good mental health and fighting to end stigma surrounding mental illness. In honor of Suicide Prevention Week, I believe it is incredibly important that we take this opportunity to communicate with one another about our struggles, so that we…

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