Toby Barron

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What Does Non-Binary Mean?

Gender and sexuality are diverse and complex phenomena that go beyond the binary gender system. While non-binary individuals have been around since the beginning of time, western society has only just begun to acknowledge their existence. As the nonbinary community’s voices and images are becoming more known, so, too are their needs. Gender and sex …

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Maintaining Mental Health During the Holiday Season

According to a Healthline survey, over 60 percent of the respondents declared they experience some level of stress during the holidays. The most wonderful time of the year comes with joy, cheer, traditions, gifts, and family gatherings but it also brings high expectations, disappointment, anxiety, and sadness. 755 respondents to a NAMI survey said they …

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How to Create a Self-Care Plan

We have been taught to associate the word “self” with a negative connotation. “Self-absorbed”, “self-obsessed”, “self-centered” are all words that indicate a narcissistic personality blamed by society and rejected by communities. So how can self-care be a “good” word? How can one justify pausing their duties to family, friends, and community and allocate precious time …

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