Medically reviewed by Scientific Advisory Board — Written by Victoria Ramos on April 9, 2014 In cases of domestic abuse throughout the world, the stereotype involves a man abusing a woman. For some, however, the story goes the other way around. In figures quoted by HelpGuide.org, approximately one in three abuse victims areContinue reading Invisible Victims: When Men Are Abused
AS I sit here and listen to her arguing with her boyfriend for the trillionth time, right after I was her shoulder, right after she was telling me that she will not give him the time of day again, I realized she reminds me of a person playing with fire… She puts her hand inContinue reading Playing with fire
Written by Sarah Blick. “When you assume, you make an ASS out of U and ME” I first heard these words of wisdom years ago when I was learning to drive. I’d made an assumption about what another driver was going to do. My driving instructor’s response told me my assumption was incorrect. He hitContinue reading 9 Reasons Why Making Assumptions is Dangerous
“Where is the nearest Crispy Cream Donut shop?” I asked my friend, as we’re walking down the street. “Why do you need to go there?” she asked. “I want to try their pumpkin Spice donut,” I answered. What she said surprised me. “That doesn’t even sound good, and that is such a white flavor. Continue reading pumpkin Spice donuts are for white people…
Introduction “Tidal Wave” is a song about dealing with depression. It starts out with the narrator reflecting on his feelings of guilt and hopelessness, but the tone shifts in the final verse, and the song ends on a hopeful note. Further Interpretation As happy and peppy as this song sounds, I always found a bitContinue reading Tidal Wave by Owl City
Introduction This song is track 8 on The midsummer Station album from 2012. This song, in my view, is about fighting depression and the need to have others in your life to make it through rough times. The first verse is exactly how depression feels, not wanting to have to fight through another moment ofContinue reading Embers by Owl City
We have all had toxic people dust us with their poison. Sometimes it’s more like a drenching. Difficult people are drawn to the reasonable ones and all of us have likely had (or have) at least one person in our lives who have us bending around ourselves like barbed wire in endless attempts to pleaseContinue reading Toxic People: 12 Things They Do and How to Deal with Them
A far better question to ask yourself, “How would I like to experience my life.” This question – asked so often – suggests that there is actually a plausible answer. Almost as if our being were a fixed thing. People who ask this sort of question are typically struggling with their identity and are searchingContinue reading Who Am I?
For many number of reasons, it’s really important to get to know yourself. To fully acknowledge the things you believe in; to recognize your thoughts and emotions; having clear what you are looking forward to, etc. All these things have an impact on your mind and shape you as a person. Even to know whatContinue reading Discover the real you and change your life
My name is gossip. I have no respect for justice. I maim without killing. I break hearts and ruin lives. I am cunning and malicious and gather strength with age. The more I am quoted the more I am believed. I flourish at every level of society. My victims are helpless. They cannot protect themselvesContinue reading GOSSIP!