Teen Dating Violence Awareness

If you or someone you know is in a abusive relationship and needs someone to talk to, you can reach the National Dating Abuse Helpline at 1-866-331-9474 or 1-866-331-8453. You can also reach out for help by texting “loveis” to 22522. Happy February 1st! Since we can now offically say it's February, it's also that time of … Continue reading Teen Dating Violence Awareness

3 Common Medication Side Effects No One Talks About

Today, I'll be using my pharmacological knowledge and nursing background to help explain the most common side effects of psychiatric medications that no one talks about. Fatigue. While I was going through the process of figuring out what medications worked for me and my symptoms of bi-polar, one the first medications I was prescribed - … Continue reading 3 Common Medication Side Effects No One Talks About

How To Overcome A Gambling Addiction

Gambling isn't something that I normal partake in. Mainly because I don't have much luck. However, whether you have luck or not, it's become evident that gambling addiction rates have increased over the last five years. Now, normally when someone says 'gambling,' card games (like poker), slot machines, lottery tickets, and scratch cards are what … Continue reading How To Overcome A Gambling Addiction

What’s Wrong With Being Confident?

"I understood myself only after I destroyed myself. and only in the process of fixing myself did I know who I really was"  - Sade Andria Zabala The thing I like most about reading philosophical quotes is that you can take it and relate it to your own experiences. One of the most important, and beneficial, … Continue reading What’s Wrong With Being Confident?

How A Family Recovers When A Loved One is Diagnosed

It's been a rough week for me. With bad news and bad days consuming me, it felt like all I was doing was fighting to stay strong through it all. Thankfully I've got my family and friends, who I refer to as the most beautiful bunch of souls that I'm very lucky to have. In my … Continue reading How A Family Recovers When A Loved One is Diagnosed