Personal Journey

Mind Dump: UNC Shooting

I'm currently taking a mental health for occupational therapy course and each week we start with a short mindfulness activity. These activities have been really great and I've learned a few new techniques to calm and center myself, but going into those different techniques isn't the point of this post. This post is just one… Continue reading Mind Dump: UNC Shooting

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Isolation – AKA Grad School

In one of my classes we had a guest speaker. She has SMA and just recently graduated from SLU with her Masters. Her entire story was incredibly inspiring, but one thing she said was really relatable. Grad school is built for isolation. WOW. I couldn't agree more. It really is! I have friends who are… Continue reading Isolation – AKA Grad School

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2 Words: Obsession & Compulsion

Did you know that it is mental health awareness month? Well, it is! I've talked about my issues with general anxiety disorder before, but not so much about OCD. OCD is something that a lot of people can relate to, but also something that is often misused in conversation and is misunderstood. Coming from someone… Continue reading 2 Words: Obsession & Compulsion