The Echo: A Story About Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe and debilitating mental illness which affects a person’s thoughts, perceptions and behaviour. They may not be able to distinguish reality from imagination, experiencing hallucinations (hearing or seeing things that do not exist) and delusions (false beliefs). Symptoms include disorganised speech and behaviour, lack of ability to function normally and social... Continue Reading →

Cluttered Thoughts: A Story About Anxiety

A big event or a buildup of smaller stressful life situations may trigger excessive anxiety. It is your body's natural response to stress. It is a feeling that causes increased alertness and fear, and physical signs such as a rapid heart rate. Here is a story of a girl with anxiety that tries to deal with life... Continue Reading →

Night— Day Eight of NaPoWriMo

Its 10 pm and I’m wide awake, Its so early, for goodness’ sake. My family goes on and turns off the light, They plan on retiring for the night.   Its 11 pm and I call my friend, I’m exhausted as my work finds no end. We fill each other on everything that happened in... Continue Reading →

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