I AM ALIVE! I am so sorry for not posting last week! I should make no excuses, but it was finals week and I was moving into my first apartment (!!!!), so I had very little time to write or film anything. But I am back and super excited to dive into Honesty! This week, we examine how honesty is a much more personal experience than most people realize. We lie to ourselves when we start making excuses for other people's behavior; by making other people feel comfortable, we depri
Hey ya'll! Today I talk about what no one wants to talk about on the internet: my latest love life fail. As I state in the video, I have nothing but respect for "Drew". He was incredibly kind to me through the entire thing, and continues to be someone I look up to. Making this video is not an attempt to get revenge on him or make him look like a bad person--because he's not a bad person. This video is solely for you, to help make sure your next relationship is magical the ent
Welcome to Week 3 of Imperfection, in which we talk about the myth of happy endings.
While I do believe it's possible to have beautiful, perfect moments, I don't believe in happily ever afters. For people dealing with mental illness, happiness is a state of being, and it's rarely permanent. This video explains how teens and teachers can help each other understand that mental disorders cannot be fixed with a band-aid. My TEDx Talk explains my experiences with men