Dear Diary, I was sexually assaulted in my college dorm room early on in the spring semester of 2020. I swallowed it down, repressed it, refused to think of it until recently. I’ve finally had to accept counseling through my school’s Title IX office. I can...

Dear Diary, I constantly feel overwhelmed with schoolwork and it seems like a never-ending list of things to do. When I do find the time to enjoy myself I always seem to be feeling guilty. It is drilled into my mind that I always need to...

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...