How to Cope with an Existential Crisis
by Lucy Adams (guest author)
What is an existential crisis? How to deal with it? How much do we know about this phenomenon? If you ask these questions, I suggest your emotional state is far from perfect. Well, keep calm and dig into your inner world together with Lucy Adams, a writer from Buzz Essay blog.
Any existential crisis begins from the moment when a person thinks about his... 1 Comments
Health and Work- Balancing a Hectic Schedule and Good Health
By Isabella Rosselliee (guest author)
Creating boundaries between your life at home and work is a challenge that many people deal with as they pursue their careers. The balance between a successful career and health can be difficult to accomplish when work consumes most of your time and you can barely get a moment away from your responsibilities. This usually leads to anxiety, stress and physical health issues. With...
Caraval: A review
by Jenna (~Abibliophobe~)
Caraval, by Stephanie Garber, has been really hyped up on Booktube so I thought I would give it a read. It came out January 31st and it is already a bestseller on Amazon. The book has strong themes and is probably better suited for older teens. There is some triggering content such as abuse, grieving and suicide.
The book centers around two sisters, Scarlett and Donatella, who get tickets to a magical carnival. Scarlett is reluctant...
An experience of self-harm
By Jessie (Palmolive)
Living with self-harm can be hard and that's something that I can personally relate to. However, we can learn ways to manage self-harm and to manage the feelings beneath the self-harm itself. Hope will keep you alive, as long as you keep hope alive.
When I was nine, I started self-harming. Honestly, I don't know what the first thought in my head to do it was but I remember it well and itís scary to think I'm now twenty-two and I ...
Leaving an abusive relationship
By Sammi (Metanoia.)
Making the decision to leave a relationship that has become abusive or toxic can be a daunting thing to face. It inevitably raises many questions about how you will be able to end things with your partner and what will come next. While every situation is different, there are a few basic things that you need to be aware of when planning to leave, regardless of your exact circumstances.
Reach out to those around you
While it can be...
Article featured in Avatar - Volume 3, Issue 12 (June 2010).
June marks Scoliosis Awareness Month. Scoliosis is the curving of the spinal cord and is a genetic disorder that can affect both females and males between the ages of six and fourteen. However, this disorder is more common in females.
A person without scoliosis may have zero to fifteen degrees of a curve in their spinal cord, whereas someone who has scoliosis will have a curve between thirty and... 1 Comments
My experience with Bipolar 2 Disorder
By Jenna (~Abibliophobe~)
Bipolar is a disorder that can be really difficult to have because a lot of people don't understand that there are different types of Bipolar. When you tell most people that you have Bipolar they automatically counter that by saying, ďI have never seen you manic.Ē While mania is something that all people with Bipolar have, the intensity of mania varies according to the type of Bipolar people have. With Bipolar 2, the mania is...
An Unquiet Mind: A review
By Jenna (~Abibliophobe~)
An Unquiet Mind, by Kay Redfield Jamison, is a memoir about one womanís struggle with Bipolar disorder. The book definitely needs a trigger warning for suicide and grieving but if you get past that it was an extremely informative book about what itís like to suffer from Bipolar disorder. I think anyone who has Bipolar could relate quite a bit to it and should consider reading it. The book focuses on Kay Jamison who...
By Cassie (Cassado)
Constipation is the inability to make a bowel movement. It can be uncomfortable, worrisome, and inconvenient for many people. It can be difficult to do daily tasks when you're worrying about using the restroom. This article will discuss a few causes and symptoms of constipation as well as different remedies to try if you are constipated.
A variety of things can cause constipation. Preexisting conditions such as irritable...