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An open letter to all essential workers

I see you. Because I am you. I am a Public Servant. I know you’re scared but you’re brave anyways. The hero you are. Never...

Oct 21, 2020

My most successful failures

As a heterosexual, white male (6’8”, 285lbs - give or take 15 lbs. either way), I’ve lived a privileged life. I’ve thrived professionally for...

Oct 14, 2020

You can do this

It’s never an easy thing to admit you’ve been lying to yourself. In my case, I can’t say that I admitted to anything. It was almost like the realizations of...

Oct 7, 2020

Is COVID-19 a Blessing in Disguise?

It's difficult to sit here and watch my community crumble in front of my eyes. Last week this time, my eyes rolled at the...

Sep 30, 2020

The importance of a support network

If you struggle with mental illness, the phrase “just talk to me about it” might make you roll your eyes, simply due to...

Sep 16, 2020

Alone With Your Thoughts

When you have PTSD and depression there is nothing more scary then being awake and alone with your thoughts in the still and...

Sep 2, 2020

OCD and my mind

OCD is like a constant voice and thought in your head making you think and believe that you are a terrible person. It makes you think the worst about...

Aug 19, 2020

Knock Stigma Out of the Park: Baseball for Dad

May 5th, 2019 was the day that would forever change our lives. On June 24th, 1990, my...

Aug 12, 2020

I Did My Job: The truth about PTSD

*TRIGGER WARNING* Given the circumstances that were absolutely beyond my control, I did my absolute best in a situation that was a no-win situation,...

Aug 5, 2020

How my cat saved my life

He was going to leave me. I wasn't good enough. After all, why would anyone want me? I couldn't control my own tears,...

Jul 29, 2020

A little white pill

~ My poetic thoughts on finally taking the brave step and trying medication… ~ In this orange container, lies a little white pill.  Apparently if I take it, it will...

Jul 22, 2020

I’m not sorry and I shouldn’t have to be

I thought the most difficult part about having a mental illness would be telling people I had a mental illness. I was wrong....

Jul 15, 2020