The greatest tragedy is to have the experience and miss the meaning.
I don’t understand how living in a world of opportunity so many people still find themselves thinking they’re victims of so much injustice and misfortune. It’s almost as if the more opportunities people have the more blind to them they become. I don’t want to be so disconnected from knowing the privileges in my life that I can’t see how much opportunity I possess. I...
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.– Dwight Einsenhower
Because if this is gonna be a Christian nation that DOESN’T help the poor,...– Stephen Colbert (via technipol)
ittybittykittycommittee: Honest Grad School Ad ya whatever i still want to do it. i don’t need reality. i have school. Too damn accurate.
Coming to terms with having mental illness
I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to have a mental illness as a student. School has been and continues to be a double-edged sword. My fragile self-esteem is built up by earning good grades, but is just as easily crushed by mediocre grades and slightly condescending criticism. I sometimes forget having depression means I have a disability, albeit a hidden one. I wish I could say...
The Secret Truth About Depression
I wish someone had told me. I wish someone had told me that I had a disease. This disease has no cure. This disease can be fatal. I will fight this disease until the day I die. Some days will feel healthier than others, but this disease will never fully go away. This disease is a disability that very few people will consider to be legitimate. No one ever said these things to me. Instead they...