20 Bull$h*t Phrases We “Crazy” People are Sick of…

20 Bull$h*t Phrases We “Crazy” People are Sick of…

At UNC, I took a Rethink Psychiatric Illness training on mental illnesses and how stigma impacts those with mental health conditions. When I went through the training, I honestly didn't see what the big deal was with some of the phrases they stated should be off limits. What... no one should use the terms "crazy" [...]

Clinical Anxiety & Excessive Perfectionism

Clinical Anxiety & Excessive Perfectionism

In high school, I was what was often labeled as a "perfectionist", a "workaholic", and an "overachiever. I used to think it was just this abnormally great intrinsic drive to be the best I could be... now I wonder if my anxiety was driving my behavior. Why did I spend triple the amount of time [...]

“Learning how to fight my own brain… is by far the most difficult task…”

“Learning how to fight my own brain… is by far the most difficult task…”

Learning how to fight my own brain and reroute my own thoughts is by far the most difficult task anyone has ever asked me to complete.     But these thoughts, the ones that are not truly yours are poison in your soul and they will destroy you if you don’t overcome them.   But [...]