Reviews

Seeing Allred | Documentary Review

The new Netflix documentary ‘Seeing Allred’ allows for a rare look into the private life of 76-year-old civil rights attorney Gloria Allred. Gloria’s fight for women’s rights paved the way for #MeToo to come to light and public opinion is just now...

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Crushing It | Book Review

For my first six years in sales, I never took a vacation. I loved the grind and the hustle and glory of it all. I didn’t know I had a mental illness at the time, and I mistook the highs and lows as “part of the game” in sales. It wasn’t until my...

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My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend | Review

The Critics have been raving about My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. It handles the topic of mental health very tastefully, and we’ll be discussing Season 3 in this article. The premise of the show is that Rebecca, a 38-year-old who works at a prestigious...

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I, Tonya | Movie Review

In 1992, I was 16 years old and an avid sports fan of all kinds. The memory of Nancy Kerrigan crying ‘Why? Why? Why?’ after being hit in the knee with a billy club by an unknown perpetrator has been burned into my memory, and I can...

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The End of the Fucking World | Review

The End of the Fucking World is about teens facing realistic challenges while struggling with mental health and trauma. It’s brilliant. BEFORE THIS REVIEW CONTINUES, I’M WARNING YOU THAT THERE ARE SOME SPOILERS. SORRY! The movie is about...

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Mommy Dead & Dearest | Review

HBO’s Mommy Dead and Dearest documentary is one of those unbelievable tales of terror that’s unfortunately true. It’s about Gypsy Rose, who is a frail girl in a wheelchair with a learning disability, and no hair from Leukaemia. And one day...

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The Art of War by Sun Tzu | Book Review

Conflict is ingrained in our daily lives whether we try to avoid it or not. The options aren’t limited to being aggressive or passive aggression- and that’s why I picked up the book ‘The Art Of War‘ by Sun Tzu. I thought that growing up...

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Frankie and Alice | Movie Review

Frankie and Alice is based on a true story about a stripper with Dissociative Identity Disorder in the 1970’s. It opens with Frankie (Halle Barry) in the strip club covered in men watching her cage dance. She heads back to the change room,...

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Ingrid Goes West | Movie Review

The movie Ingrid Goes West was praised as unanimously funny, but the narrative on mental illness was met with extremely mixed reviews, so I found it necessary to check it out for myself. The main character Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza) suffers...

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The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur | Review

The Sun and Her Flowers shook me to the Kaur. New York Times best seller Rupi Kaur has written yet another beautiful collection of poetry. The Sun and Her Flowers is a journey of emotions divided into 5 chapters aptly named wilting, falling,...

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Why We Need To Practice Emotional First Aid: Review

After a full week emotional breakdown, I found myself searching for mental health tools online. THANK GOD I found Guy Winch’s epic Ted Talk. It’s called “Why We Need To Practice Emotional First Aid.” And it was like heaven opened up and...

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The Narcissist Combat Handbook | Introduction

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The Unbalanced Being of the Day | Brian Cullinan

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