Good Enough

Originally posted on Gina Deaton:
I graduated from Mason High School, the largest high school in the state of Ohio, this past spring. Growing up in the Mason school district, I developed severe anxiety. This anxiety all stemmed from the idea that I was not good enough. I attended one of the largest school districts,…

knowledge is power

mental illness is not visible. that being said, it does not mean it should be treated any less than an illness and further stigmatized. an illness is an illness and needs to be treated as such and doesn’t need any validation. it impacts so many people in their every day lives and it cannot keep…

Outside your comfort zone

Growing up you’re exposed to many new things, but hidden to many more. It’s easy to be unaware of social injustices but it’s easier to ignore them at such a young age. Not even 16 yet, I’d never consider myself “mature” for my age solely for being socially aware. I’m young, I’m a determined feminist, I’m…

Never Over Think

1. Never over think anything. 2. Always run fast but keep in mind who is close behind you. 3. Nothing is as bad as it seems. 4. Stay competitive to better yourself not to be better than others. 5. A smile is worth more than a thousand words. 6. It’s easy to be selfish; it’s…