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My Antidepressants Make Me A Better Writer

“I find that stability is good for my creativity.” – Ellen Forney, author I know my antidepressants are working because I’m writing as much as I used to. Reading, too. Consuming books like mad. But it’s writing I want to … Continue reading

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“Today, although sad, we’re reminded of the reason why Project Semicolon exist. Suicide has the¬†ability to strike at the heart of the very cause that aims to eliminate it. Today we lost a giant and from this day on, together,¬†we’ll … Continue reading

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A Review Of “It’s All Absolutely Fine” | AKA Is Rubyetc My Long-Lost Sister?!

“My brain, having been suspended in a state of hyper-vigilance for such a long time, just packed in and said, ‘No more, your job now is to lie on the sofa incredibly still and just work on evaporating, you useless … Continue reading

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Christmas 2k17

Merry Christmas, if you celebrate it! I’m feeling good about Christmas, and the holiday season in general, this year. It’s still a bit of a rough time for me and I expect that it will continue to be so for … Continue reading

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Sleeping & Dreaming

I started taking a new antidepressant, venlafaxine, toward the beginning of the semester. (Its American brand name is Effexor, if that rings any bells for anyone.) I wasn’t too keen on it at first because I thought it was causing … Continue reading

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I Have OCD. No, Not Obsessive Christmas Disorder: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. The Real Thing. And It Sucks.

Hey guys! While I can’t share most of the articles I wrote for Magazine Reporting & Writing this semester since they’re about other people and I haven’t yet received permission to publish them anywhere, there is one that I’d love … Continue reading

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Election Day, One Year Later | Nov. 8, 2016 – Nov. 8, 2017

It’s been exactly one year since the last US presidential election, which is hard for me to believe. Time seems… stretchy, almost, easily compressible but just as easily drawn out, since it seem both too soon and not soon enough … Continue reading

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