Whatever Happened To My Social Life?

When I was a teenager, I was like a lot of teenagers. I used to go out every night. I had a lot of friends. I whenever I was not out with my friends, I could be found talking on the phone until my ear was hot and sweaty. This continued well into my twenties as I discovered the bar scene, eventually becoming a bartender who would work all night at some of the busiest bars in town and then… Read More

Some of What Keeps Me Sane…

I don’t recall to what extent I’ve discussed my journaling on the blog, but I would love to discuss it now. It is one of the main things that I do for myself everyday that keeps me sane. It is also something that can be a red flag if I start doing it too much. I am pretty private about it, so I have to mostly monitor it on my own, but I have been known to journal for 12+… Read More

10 Signs That You’re Depressed

When I speak to people about mental health, it is usually with friends and family members of people who may be experiencing depression or other form of mental illness. For that reason, I thought that I would write an article that illustrates some of the signs that a loved one may be experiencing depression. Of course, signs aren’t limited to those listed here, so you must always be careful that you aren’t jumping the gun when it comes to judgement… Read More

Let’s Start At The Very Beginning

Allison here, editor of She Zine and regular news and culture contributor. I am very happy to finally launch the wellness section of the blog where we can begin to share our stories and experiences pertaining to sex, mental health, and fitness. I personally have experience dealing with mental illness, as I live with Bipolar Disorder, so I thought who better to write the first post under our new mental health heading. I wanted to start by giving you a… Read More