Are depression and suicide a hype yet?

Compared to five or six years ago, I’ve been witnessing more people talking up about depression among other mental conditions. The fact that I know at least five people studying psychology in college right now, can also be seen as an indicator that awareness is raising up. In conclusion: people are talking about depression. We’re actually starting to care about this. But has it therefore become a hype?

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THERAPY TALES PART 3

PART THREE: FRUSTRATION IS A B*ITCH

She made no promises and neither did I. As if this mutual feeling was simultaneously shared by both of us without putting words on it: “We’ll see how far we get”. She knew it, I did too… I was not an easy-going patient and she was not a quitter.

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étude 33: I have opinions on Drake’s “God’s Plan”

Toronto’s favorite child released the video for his hyper single “God’s Plan” (watch video below) last week and as usually the internet has multiple opinions on every single breath Drake takes. Despite the critics concerning Drizzy’s position in the video (“the wannabe holy savior with the cash”), we cannot really start arguing about charity can we? Continue reading étude 33: I have opinions on Drake’s “God’s Plan”

étude 28: I don’t know what to think about feminism either

“Well, back in the day there was a higher rate of domestic violence but women were happier. Nowadays all they do is complain”. I rolled my eyes until I reached blissful blindness. Continue reading étude 28: I don’t know what to think about feminism either

étude 27: I get mad when I shouldn’t

If there’s such a thing as an “unhealthy empathy” then I might be a fitting study subject. I remember my therapist sounding smart with her metaphors: “It’s like wearing a raincoat to protect yourself from the pouring rain… you need to find a raincoat to protect yourself from your environment’s emotions”.

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