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COVID-19 and the Rekindling of a Lost Friendship

COVID-19 and the Rekindling of a Lost Friendship

It’s July 2021, and it has been more than a year since our lives were completely thrown off course by COVID-19. It’s kind of weird to think about all that has happened. How much loss has devastated our lives throughout the pandemic. We’ve missed out on work, school,...

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“One Last Stop”- A Book Review

“One Last Stop”- A Book Review

A few weeks back, I had eye surgery and was exploring audio books when I stumbled on an unexpected LGTBQ+ romance called “One Last Stop,” written by Casey McQuiston. I figured, why not?  Now, to be clear, the “why not” doesn’t necessarily refer to the heroine being...

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5 Relatable Web Comics for Mental Health Challenges

5 Relatable Web Comics for Mental Health Challenges

I have always been a huge lover of stories. It doesn't matter if those stories are in movies and television shows, novels, short stories, or comics. So, it won’t be surprising to anyone reading this that I am a HUGE fan of Webtoon. If you’ve never heard of it, Webtoon...

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Beating the Summer Blues by Hunting for Buried Treasure

Beating the Summer Blues by Hunting for Buried Treasure

Do you ever get to feeling down with the change of the seasons, particularly during summer break? I sometimes do. I’ve talked to others who have felt the same way, so I wanted to share with you how I have been beating the summer blues by hunting for buried treasure!...

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Why Should We Process Our Feelings?

Why Should We Process Our Feelings?

Feelings have a rhythm of their own – they arrive, they linger, they pass. Often it is better to face those feelings head-on and allow them to follow their natural cycle than to avoid them.

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Mobility-Friendly Yoga for Mental Health

Mobility-Friendly Yoga for Mental Health

There are tons of ways to take charge of your mental and emotional health, and one of the most well-known stress relieving practices out there is yoga. Yoga is a great way to combat stress, anxiety, and depression. But it can be a little hard to know where to start,...

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Letter To Today’s LGBTQ+ Youth

Letter To Today’s LGBTQ+ Youth

When I first agreed to write this letter for Shadow's Edge, I thought, “Oh sure! This will be easy and I’ll crank this out in no time! I’m an avid writer, an LGBTQ+ activist, and I’ve got plenty of opinions to share.” I was wrong. I realized there was so much I want...

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Powering Thru Waiting for Test Results

Powering Thru Waiting for Test Results

You're waiting to find out if the results of a new scan or blood test. Or maybe you are waiting to see if you can go to a new specialist. Now you have to wait and you can feel your anxiety rising with each passing minute. People always have to wait for something,...

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The Masked Me

The Masked Me

Last month when the CDC made the announcement that fully vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks, it felt like a weird fever dream. I feel like I can’t remember what life was like before the face mask became a daily accessory, and I’ve come to associate it with...

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Tools for chronic illness that you can use on a daily basis!

Tools for chronic illness that you can use on a daily basis!

Whether you have a chronic illness or have mental health struggles, these tools for chronic illness might be for you. This is all based on my experience, as someone with Lupus (a chronic illness) and depression, that is easily over stimulated and struggles in a lot of...

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