Tag Archives: PTSD

Mental Illness Resource Round-up

Thank you everyone for all of your thoughts and input this month! The winner of this month’s book giveaway (Don’t Touch by Rachel Wilson) is Amber (YA Indulgences). Thanks for all of your thoughts this month, Amber! (Send me your address, and … Continue reading

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About the Term “Triggering”

I just read an article in The New Republic about the increasing attachment of the label “triggering” to media online and in college classrooms as a way to effectively censor certain content. The article also mentioned the recent Wellesley College … Continue reading

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What’s With the Apocalypse?

I had a very long semester in school and at the end of it, I found myself reading several post-apocalyptic novels. It wasn’t a conscious decision, but I found it very soothing, and after reading three or four, I started … Continue reading

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Not all Wounds are Bad

I’ve been thinking about something a lot recently. I know a lot of kind of crazy people. And until very recently I thought that I just attracted kind of crazy people–like they recognized a kindred spirit, or something. But a … Continue reading

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MIGRAINES!: An oft ignored cause.

I am two days into a migraine headache. Which is very unusual for me. I have suffered from migraines since I was at least four years old. (I have a clear memory of screaming my head off in the grocery … Continue reading

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Patrick Stewart on Domestic Violence and More

Upworthy shared this video with me on facebook this morning, and I just wanted to pass it along with a note. Patrick Stewart AKA Jean-luc Picard, Captain of the Starship Enterprise, is obviously a favorite actor. But I didn’t realize that … Continue reading

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Maybe God Wrote “Change”: Review of Last Night I Sang to the Monster by Benjamin Alire Saenz

So I have another wonderful book to share with you all. I am probably the last one to read Last Night I Sang to the Monster by Benjamin Alire Saenz–another Cinco Puntos Press book–but it was one of the most powerful books … Continue reading

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