mental health

the regina george of mental health

June 23, 2016 Roobs Leiser

raise your hand if you've ever been personally victimised by anxiety i should begin with a disclaimer that this piece contains a certain amount of self-diagnosis which, usually, i condemn above all else but that, after earning a psych degree as the culmination of 4 years of studying the diagnosis criteria for just about every neurological condition under the sun, i feel confident in doing. next up is a confession that, at one point, i would’ve been embarrassed by - but that, now, i realise is a pivotal concern in this nation’s understanding & handling of mental health. until probably this...

roobs vs self-esteem

April 19, 2016 Roobs Leiser

i promised a sneak peek of a new t-shirt design would be up on my instagram yesterday. for two hours i sat in my bedroom taking picture after picture after picture, ultimately feeling worse and worse and worse. crippled by how horrible i felt about myself to the point that i somehow thought i looked disgusting wearing a loose, non-fitted white t-shirt. the problem with self-esteem is that people who perceive you to have a comparatively 'better' body or face or hair or life than them not only resent you for not feeling good about yourself - but also actively...