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Review: Hunger A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay

This is the first novel/published work of Roxane Gay's that I've read and I loved everything about it. I loved how vulnerable the author was 100% while telling her story and how authentic she was in sharing details that a majority of us might really struggle with sharing with millions of people. I've never struggled… Continue reading Review: Hunger A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay

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Review: My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Kabi Nagata (translated by Jocelyne Allen)

This is the first Japanese manga I've read, and I'm happy to say it was such an enjoyable experience that it makes me want to read more of it. On to my thoughts: Summary: An autographical manga about Nagata's own experiences and struggles with sexuality, depression, an eating disorder, anxiety, and family expectations. Page Length:… Continue reading Review: My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Kabi Nagata (translated by Jocelyne Allen)

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Dollar Tree Haul #2

Dollar tree hauls have got to be my favorite type of book hauls to do. Reason? I usually am able to get a bunch of brand new books in excellent condition for $1. What could be better for a bookworm (besides getting all the books you want for free, hehe)? I didn't have as much… Continue reading Dollar Tree Haul #2

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25 Motivational And Must-Read Books According To The World’s Top Business Leaders

When most people hear the word business, it either bores them to tears, slightly peaks their interest, or excites them more than a kid at a candy store. (Okay, that goes for just about any and every topic, but you catch my drift.) Though one doesn’t have to worship the world of business ethics to… Continue reading 25 Motivational And Must-Read Books According To The World’s Top Business Leaders

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5 Books That Feed The Soul

Breathe in, breathe out, breathe in, breathe out. Nice, right? I can’t think of many folks who would pass up a nice, relaxing vacation or simply some uninterrupted alone time. Unfortunately, we live in the real world where we don’t always have that luxury each time we need or want it. But guess what we… Continue reading 5 Books That Feed The Soul

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Upcoming Sylvia Plath Film To Offer An Intimate Peek Inside ‘The Bell Jar’ Of Depression

I have long been an admirer of Sylvia Plath, both personally and professionally, ever since I was exposed to her second collection of poetic works, Ariel. In this classic masterpiece are the pieces of a woman’s soul, bit by bit bleeding onto the page and ultimately brought to the hands of a reader. Sadly, I think… Continue reading Upcoming Sylvia Plath Film To Offer An Intimate Peek Inside ‘The Bell Jar’ Of Depression

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7 Soul Healing Books For When You Can’t Afford Therapy

Let’s just get down to the nitty gritty of it: sometimes life just sucks. There’s a lot that we can’t control including the way people treat us at work, school, or in general and it’s completely normal to feel totally at a loss and flustered with what surrounds us. The good news is: we have… Continue reading 7 Soul Healing Books For When You Can’t Afford Therapy

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Book Review: Scars By Cheryl Rainfield

*Trigger Warning: This article contains themes of self-harm, depression, and suicide.* Scars was one of those many books patiently sitting on my bookshelf for God knows how long. But, oh am I happy that I got the chance to finally experience the world within its 248 pages. When you first take a good look at… Continue reading Book Review: Scars By Cheryl Rainfield

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Book Review: Lisa, Bright and Dark by John Neufeld

I enjoyed this one: mainly because I love learning more about mental illnesses and reading stories(whether fictional or not) about those who battle them. Lisa, Bright and Dark was a great story that outlined the vulnerability and rawness of what it means to have a mental disorder. It was pretty crazy how long it took… Continue reading Book Review: Lisa, Bright and Dark by John Neufeld

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Darkness Visible: A Memoir Of Madness by William Styron

An insightful account of the horrors and reality of suffering with any kind of depression. I'd recommend this book for those who have a family member suffering to try to understand what they are enduring better or even if you suffer yourself and are looking for some kind of clarity. This is the author's own… Continue reading Darkness Visible: A Memoir Of Madness by William Styron