Like, I think about buying a coffee and then am like “no no self, you can’t do that – you would need to speak to a person.”
This week, it’s a cartoon. Next week, maybe I’ll write you a poem in the sky from inside a hot air balloon! Or, you know, just use my words. It’ll be an adventure. Me, you, and my Philips GoLITE BLU Energy Light, slogging through the snow and sunless days together.
Temporary tattoos, video games to fight depression, waiting in lines, toxic hair salons, lying Americans, Clarissa Darling as an adult, why people don’t believe women and girls have ADHD, and so much more!
“Time Change Sunday is my personal gateway to hell. It gets dark earlier (and then earlier and earlier). It gets cold in the morning and night (and then stays cold all day and all day). I stay inside to keep warm and then I stay inside because I don’t want to leave and then I stay inside because I can’t get out of bed.”
From task management to mind mapping to white noise, these are the apps you need to help you take over the world! Or, you know, just meet your deadlines and get your homework done.
A Planned Parenthood government shutdown is stalled for now, Memories Pizza just catered a gay wedding, new report on bisexual visibility at work, and more.
Famous people: when it comes to mental health, a lot of them are just like us!
Why are you crying again? How are you supposed to handle this? What are feelings and why do you keep having them? Let’s find out!
There is a world in which your nails do not bleed onto paper and you don’t want to cry from how much it hurts to do anything with your hands (which is a lot of things), and it is a world you could most definitely come to live in in time.
“It isn’t until the summer, when the frost melts and the icee man comes calling and the pool is open and the yard (however ridden with stubborn weeds) starts to incubate natural life, that you realize the source of your woes isn’t dependent on the weather. It’s you. “
“In one of my college psych courses we had to try to use conditioning to get rid of bad habits. My classmates tried to stop biting their nails. I tried to stop panicking during sex.”
“Didn’t you know you had that much power? You can move mountains. You can do anything.”
Was it a nightmare and you just thought you were waking up? It lasted for two hours, you could’ve been dreaming. But you were awake.
For National Poetry Month, an ode to the queer poets who talk about their love, fight for justice, and helped me save myself.
Lord knows the messes we get ourselves into when we haven’t gotten enough sleep. If you want to know them too, they’re all revealed in this roundtable!
Compiled from the wisdom of numerous reports, online resources and experts, here are five ways that you can take care of your own health, even in the face of high risks, economic pressures and often incompetent care providers.
“I want to fulfill her sexually and sensually and I want to help her explore her various interests and fantasies. But I can’t even think about hitting her without conflating it with my own memories of abuse.”
Studies like this are vital, even if they all say the same depressing thing, because they force people to confront the real impacts of biphobia and discrimination.
Here’s what you do first: Close all those browser tabs besides this one, set aside all your other devices, and watch as I lay out these simple techniques to help you learn to rule the world (in easy-to-digest list form).
This post/essay/etc will be an exploration into what justice for Leelah Alcorn might actually look like and some of what is needed to ‘fix society.’
“Farm work was everything my depressive body was screaming against: sunlight, physical activity, and tiny symbols of the fragility of life all around that I couldn’t remember how to value.”