Burdened with a mother's guilt, she carries this weight heavily on her shoulders. As a single parent who works shift work, she can't always be with her little boy and that tears at her heart. She wonders like we all do, "Am I doing enough?  Am...

Postnatal depression (PND) or postnatal anxiety (PNA) does not discriminate. It can hit any mother at any time, no matter their personality type or background, so I’ve now learnt. Women who have never struggled with anxiety or depression can be cut down at the knees after...

In 2011, according to the Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention 20,593 women in the United States were diagnosed with ovarian cancer. This is important because in October 2011, I was one of those women diagnosed. Unfortunately, 14,346 women in the US died, only 30% survived. My...

I’ve spent the last 8 years of my life chasing the American Dream. I’m incredibly grateful for the company that I’ve built and the lifestyle that it has given me. But recently I realized that I have spent so much time working that life has passed...

Dear Diary, I am about to graduate from MTSU and I am worried about finding a job in my field. Covid has made finding an internship very difficult. I was really pushing to get a foot in the door last semester. I have been applying for...

Dear Diary, I am not sure what I am facing. Is this natural anxiety or health anxiety I should be worried about?  I feel all this emotion is a manifestation of these college changes, and maybe even my own unhealthy lifestyle. It’s college, right? So, I...

Dear Mom, I see you, and you’re doing great. No really, you are. I see you rocking your baby girl back to sleep at 4am, you've already been up three times overnight, and although you hug her close, I know you're praying she goes down soon and sleeps...

Dear Diary, After getting out of a year-long, verbally abusive relationship, I decided to download Tinder (pre-Covid) when I returned to college at MTSU. It was fun at first. I was meeting wonderful people and having fun, with nothing serious expected on either end. It was...

Dear Diary, I’ve never felt this overwhelmed in my entire life. I oftentimes catch myself just laying on my bed, staring up at the ceiling, hoping that something new and good will happen. It never does. This is not what college is supposed to look like. I...

Dear Diary, This past year has been really hard between everything that has gone on especially the pandemic. I have been trying my best to follow all of the precautions only for people who I thought I respected to tell me that it doesn't matter or...