Difficult Decisions · Happiness · Mental Health · Stressful Situations · Tips for Friends

Toxic Friendships

SO I just finished binge watching the new netflix series “13 Reasons Why” (yes I should be studying for exams but this was worth it) and if you guys haven’t watched it yet, I suggest you do. It is about a girl who is bullied throughout high school to the point where she ultimately decides… Continue reading Toxic Friendships

Finding Myself · Happiness · Humans of UOIT · School · Student · Tips for Friends

The Troubles with being a Social Introvert

Growing up, I have always loved being around people and socializing at parties. One of my favourite past times is hanging out with large groups of people because you will always find someone to talk to or something to do! Although I love to socialize, I’ve only ever had a handful of close friends, and… Continue reading The Troubles with being a Social Introvert

Mental Health · Mental Illness · Stigmatization · Support System

My Experience with Stigmatization

Stigmatization – the degrading attitude that discredits a person because of an attribute they have (in this case, mental illnesses).  Stigmatization is the one thing we all learn about in school, the one attitude that can discriminate and make others feel helpless because of a certain attribute they may have. My experience with stigmatization is… Continue reading My Experience with Stigmatization