Stop the stigma on mental illness

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Mental illness is often unjustly blamed for massive problems that plague society. It is often the first thing many politicians blame for great acts of violence in the nation. For exam- ple President Trump blamed mass-shootings that have become more prevalent in America largely due to mental illness....

Find a reason to live

Find a reason to live

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

March 16, 2017

It’s hard to get out of bed sometimes. I don’t mean in the way of sleeping through the alarm, I mean because of my seemingly endless battle with anxiety and depression. Many of my nights are spent overthinking every faulty aspect of my life, and my mornings I’m immobilized, partially due to lack...

BDD isn’t just low self-esteem

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

May 12, 2016

You’re overly self-critical. You spend hours obsessing over physical flaws that may or may not exist. You hate buying or trying on clothes and you loathe looking in mirrors. You wear excessive amounts of make or you wear baggy clothes –– out of embarrassment and paranoia, not fashion. Essentially,...

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