Mental Illness

How Chester Bennington’s Death Affected Me.

*This post deals with the topic of suicide and depression and is potentially triggering* It’s been one year since the world lost the lead singer of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington. His death indirectly affected me a lot more than I ever expected. I’ve never been overly interested in celebrities, and when news of a celebrity death by any means occurred, …

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Lifestyle, Mental Illness

Why it’s Important for me to be Open About my Mental Health

I was quiet for so long, but that wasn’t helping anyone, especially me. I think it is very important for people to talk more openly about their mental health issues. Because the more we normalize it the more we reduce the stigma that unfortunately still surrounds it. Continuing to keep it a secret and feeling embarrassed or shameful about it …

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