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Me Without You

Love is one of the most cliched topics in the our world. Most of the music, movies, books, and tv have some sort of romantic relationships in them. Even media designed for little kids have a romantic relationship hidden somewhere in the plot. This material brainwashes many people into thinking that romantic love is the number one most important thing to acquire. You can easily see this in the many women talking about crying into half full wine glasses on valentine’s day, or the countless scripted dating shows featuring a nearly all-white cast. Continue reading Me Without You

Coping Mechanisms

With the start of a new semester comes a thousand different stressors: picking and signing up for classes, a new schedule, and keeping up with all new assignments. And school is probably the least of your worries. Life is full of stress. Dealing with this can be really rough and it is very easy to fall into unhealthy patterns of self deprecation and negative self talk.These habits may seem like an easy way out, but there are plenty of helpful ways to deal with school or life stress, or even simply just a bad day. Continue reading Coping Mechanisms