Mental Health

Addressing the Notion of “Praying Away” Mental Health Conditions-March 12, 2019. There is often a perception that you can “pray away” mental health issues. This post not only challenges the perception, but says that it’s okay if it takes more than prayer to solve your mental health issues.

Mental Health and Listening to the News-December 18, 2018. In this post, I discuss how some of us, no matter how much we want to follow the news, aren’t able to listen to the news because of our own mental health (and that we should listen to our mental health, even if that means not listening to the news for a couple of days).

Self-Care is Not Selfish-November 20, 2018. In this post, I argue that self-care is not selfish, and that it actually helps both yourself and others. This post is also on the “Blindly Just Posts” page of the blog.

On So-Called Slacktivism-October 23, 2018. Some people are called “slacktivists” because they are viewed as not doing enough activism. In this post, I discuss why some slacktivists should not be demonized. This post is also in the sections for ableism and other injustices.

Chester Bennington’s Death Needs to Be a Call to Help, Not Demonize-July 25, 2017. In the aftermath of the suicide of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, many people called his suicide, and suicide in general, selfish. This blog post was written as a response to all who call suicide selfish.