How To Help A Friend

One of the most important ways to be a good friend is to help your friends when you notice something is wrong. This includes helping them get the support they need and deserve if they are experiencing a mental health condition. This might seem like a big task, but it doesn’t have to be.

Should You Disclose Your Mental Illness?

If you have a mental illness, you may struggle with the difficult decision as to whether to share information about your illness with others. You may be reluctant to disclose your experiences for many reasons, including fear of rejection, shame, or not wanting to be labeled negatively because of the stigma associated with mental illness.

How to Find and Choose a Therapist

When choosing a therapist, it is important that you find a psychotherapist that is properly trained and certified in the problems that you are dealing with. Psychologists and psychotherapists undergo rigorous schooling, training, and internships to receive their degrees. There are many highly-trained and qualified professionals, who undergo about eleven years of schooling to obtain […]

5 Anime That Promote Hope & Happiness

2018 has been an anime intensive year, and 2019 doesn’t seem like it will be stopping that train. Anime is going through many phases right now. The Isekai trend is balancing out, and we are able to see more different/complex anime. As an anime Youtuber, I watch a lot of anime. I wanted to talk […]

An Important Lesson in Acceptance Naruto Uzumaki Taught Me

A very powerful scene from Naruto Shippuden in episode 243 depicts Naruto confronting the darkness inside himself. Dark Naruto reminds Naruto how poorly they were treated by their home, the Leaf Village before they were considered a hero. Anyone who has ever felt like an outcast or who has been wronged can understand why Dark […]

“Is this your first time here?” – Weekend Anime

Before the doorbell could stop ding-a-linging, those are the words that came alongside a warm, inviting smile hidden behind a pair of smart rectangular glasses the first time I went to Weekend Anime. To call it humble is, well, humbling. Usurping the front of a computer repair shop for two short days a week, wire […]

Post-Con Blues and How To Self-Care After Con Crash

Every year, there are thousands of conventions held worldwide. These conventions come surrounded by the promise of hype, excitement, adventure, affinity, and community! Let’s be real, some of us (myself included) stay glued to our screens anticipating the moment when tickets go on sale, and we can buy our way into the fantastical chaos that […]