A New Chapter

A New Chapter

When I was a little girl, I loved stories. I mean, who didn’t? My childhood heroes were the figments of another person’s imagination; my most valuable lessons in life came from the wonderful world of fiction. Whether I was watching a Disney movie or reading Harry Potter with my mother, there was always an opportunity [...]

“13 Reasons Why” is too controversial? Tell that to my depression.

“13 Reasons Why” is too controversial? Tell that to my depression.

In this morning's assembly, we talked about suicide. No, not the usual "watch for the signs" lecture that few people seem to listen to. Not even the usual anti-bullying talk that schools across the world play on a stuck record. No. Today we talked about suicide the way suicide should be talked about. It wasn't sugarcoated [...]