Depression Naps: Helpful or Harmful?

Ah, naps. How we wish we had been more appreciative of them during childhood. Who am I kidding? I've always loved naps. Perhaps a little too much. As someone who lives with depression, I've heard all the lectures about the importance of practicing good sleep hygiene. If I want more energy during the day, I... Continue Reading →

Birthday Thoughts: 28

Originally posted on Patreon. 28. Late 20s. Approaching the end of a decade. People sometimes say that the 20s are for figuring things out and the 30s are for enjoying the results. I'm pleased to say that I feel ahead of the game in the figuring things out department. I don't really agree with these... Continue Reading →

A Touch of Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is that super fun feeling of incompetence despite obvious qualifications and success (which is dismissed as dumb luck) in your field. It was first used to describe how high achieving women often felt anxious about their status because (duh, the Patriarchy sucks) society trained them to believe that high powered jobs are meant... Continue Reading →

Let Lin Take A Break

If you follow me on social media you may have noticed that I LOVE Lin Manuel Miranda's hit musical Hamilton. Like, really LOVE it. The writing, the music, the actors. Everything about this production makes my heart sing and I ache to be able to see it live and in person. That's why when I... Continue Reading →

Publishing Schedule

This month has already been quite the roller coaster! What with starting Patreon and my recent You Tube channel and a few commissions, I've been working hard to find my rhythm. After careful consideration, I think I have determined a good publishing schedule that will give everyone a steady flow of content and keep me... Continue Reading →

Ableism Is Real and More Common Than You Think

Note: I wrote this piece in December of 2017 and shared it on Lyf which is an app/website where you can openly talk about things considered too taboo for social media and receive support from a virtual community. People can't read your full posts unless they support your journey and negative feedback is not tolerated. It's... Continue Reading →

My Diagnoses

I’ve been living with mental illness for over ten years (possibly more, but with my memory as the only indicator it’s difficult to determine how early I started showing signs). Despite this, I did not receive an official diagnosis until last year. It’s not that I didn’t seek out help before, I did. It’s just... Continue Reading →

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