What Carrie Fisher taught me about normalizing mental illness

CoffeeCatDogKid | What Carrie Fisher taught me about normalizing mental illness

Carrie Fisher died today. She was a hero of normalizing mental illness, in a society that otherwise stigmatizes itβ€”to the point that many people subconsciously, and even consciously, opt against treatment when we see ourselves going off the rails. In honor of her memory, I want to share my own story. I find myself at … Continue reading What Carrie Fisher taught me about normalizing mental illness

How to know if you’re an extroverted introvert

CoffeeCatDogKid | How to know if you're an extroverted introvert

We all have secrets we want to keep hidden away from prying eyes. I know I do. I have a secret that I've never talked about before. It's something I don't share, because I don't share easily. It's a weakness, and I don't like to show weakness. I'm an extroverted introvert. Just hear me out: … Continue reading How to know if you’re an extroverted introvert