A few weeks ago, I wrote a post called, Closing the Curtains: How I Cope with Bouts of Depression. It was a more personal essay, based on my own individual encounters with the tides of our moods. Luckily, one of my best friends and bridesmaids, professional counselor, Samantha Seiden, M.S, upon reading the post, wrote me some fabulous notes and feedback from a clinical/professional perspective. I find this to be a fascinating follow up to one of my more popular and what I consider important posts.
Seiden offers accurate and clinical insight:
I’m so pleased to announce that three of my poems, “Slots,” “Scraping” and “Make a Decision” have been published in Barking Sycamores Literary Magazine Issue 13. Barking Sycamores is dedicated to neurodivergent literature and its craft. I’m so honored to be a part of this project. Barking Sycamores Issue 13
A stereotype as defined by Merriam-Webster is “an often unfair and untrue belief that many people have about all people or things with a particular characteristic.” Colloquially, the term, stereotype, “is used to categorize a group of people. People don’t understand that type of person, so they put them into classifications, thinking that everyone who […]
Susan J. Fowler, a former employee of Uber, published a post on her blog revealing numerous counts of sexual harassment and discrimination she experienced while working for the company. Her post is straightforward and pretty bias-free; her tone is calm, but frank. While some of her experiences at the company might appall readers, her author’s […]