For a few years now, I have been a strong supporter in trying to raise awareness against the mental health stigma. In my junior year of high school, I was put on medication for anxiety, but I had been dealing with anxiety and depression long before that, and even to this day. At first, I was embarrassed about being medicated because I thought that made me weak. In reality, that was not the case. It was a few months after when I first heard the song "Bird Set Free" by Sia. Sia, who has bipolar disorder, wrote this song to show others that you can fly high even if you suffer from something that others believe to limit your abilities. Since I have heard this song, I have been trying to fight the mental health stigma that exists in our society today.
Most illnesses are caused due to mold toxins around us. Mycotoxins in the environment are something that a lot of us are unfamiliar with. It is the leading factor of why we might be getting weaker and unable to reach the full potential of human performance.
Long distance friendship isn’t easy, but it can also make your bond stronger. Recently, my best friend transferred to a different college in another country. This transition hasn’t been easy as we went from being glued together at the hip to now being thousands of miles away. If you are in the same boat as us, here are some ways to maintain an everlasting long-distance friendship.