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Judging things versus judging people

I think that I’m quite good at not judging people’s work. Because I know how horrible it feels to aim for perfection and feel that anything short of that (which is inevitable) is a failure. 132 more words


Mental health update

My gums and the inside of my mouth feel like they’ve been dipped in acid. They are tricky ulcers, but I know I have only accidentally burnt my tongue or bitten my cheek too hard.  294 more words

Mental Disorder

Be an Arrow

In life we will experience difficulties and hardships. It will not be easy, by any stretch of the imagination. As many of you know, I have wrestled with an anxiety disorder my entire life and have had my fair share of ups and downs as a result. 146 more words


Fifteen "Do I Have OCD?" Tests and Five Journal Articles About Bipolar Disorder: Why I Read About So Many Disorders

A few days ago, I received a huge brown envelope in the mail, return address of Washington, D.C. — it took me a few moments to realize it was the results of some of the testing I had gone through to match up my brain with some pages of the DSM-V in order to justify classroom accommodations through the office of students with disabilities on campus. 1,031 more words


Schizotypal personality and creativity

Some years ago, I did some research on schizotypy and paranormal beliefs in teachers. Through my reading, I found claims that schizotypy might be related to creativity.   60 more words


When I Was the Greatest - Jason Reynolds

Ali (Allen) lives in Brooklyn – not quite the worst part but far from the best.  His dad is barely around, but when he is he is present so it’s not a story of a poor minority neighborhood, but there are struggles, drugs, and crime.   275 more words