It was 2 am. I woke up to the sound of objects hitting the wall and people yelling. Half asleep, I rubbed my eyes and tore the knitted blanket away from my body. The yelling and banging continued as I searched the wall for my light switch, finally finding it and flipping it on. I opened my bedroom door and peered out into the hallway to see my younger brother sitting at the top of the steps alone, bouncing his leg aggressively. I took a seat next to him and asked what was goi
Understanding something you don’t have isn’t an easy task. I realized that I never really addressed my mental health and how it truly affects me and the way I operate on a daily. I have mentioned it may affect my ability to focus or react to certain situations, however I never addressed the “how”. It makes sense to me now why many people still don’t understand it and why they continue to say the things they say. I told them that my anxiety makes me nervous. I told them that i
Throughout our lives, we experience so many hardships. Whether it be stress from school, family issues, or mental/emotional obstacles, we all face them, and sometimes, it's hard to cope with it alone. We may resort to talking to the people closest to us, such as our friends and family. But sometimes they either don't understand, or they're actually apart of the problem. After this, we have no clue what to do. We're completely left clueless, and alone, once again. With this, o
Fake smiles, acting like you are perfectly fine. Meanwhile on the inside you are feeling bad, a feeling that you are simply not good enough. I think most of us have this moment sometimes. Feeling the pressure of having to achieve. Sometimes you have the feeling of having to push through, and put on that fake smile. This article is inspired by Ariana Grande her new song named as you probably have guessed ‘’fake smile’’. When I heard the title of this song for the first time I
Life can be stressful, and I think everyone can agree with me on that. Whether we are overloaded with school work, going through an argument with a friend, or just trying to fit in with society. We experience this feeling of being overwhelmed almost everyday, yet, it is so difficult to overcome. As a child, we didn't have much to worry about. No excessive schoolwork, no high school drama, and definitely no attempt to found out who we wanted to be. Our minds were our playgrou
Let's talk about school, being a current high school student I have a lot of thoughts and opinions to share. Feel free to drop your opinions as well! For any of you that take part in a student council which is basically the student government would know that even though we represent a student body we still don't hold enough power to voice some of our opinions.
The first thing that I would like to mention is the fact that the education system is completely different now tha