Mental Health

Chronic pain & mental health

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I never realised how demoralising chronic pain could feel, until I started experiencing it myself regularly.

Right now, it’s a waiting game for results, and then I’ll finally have an official diagnosis.

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Thursday Thoughts

Does Nostalgia Ruin Long-Running Franchises?

This idea came to mind after hearing that long running Pokémon character, Ash Ketchum, will be leaving the show, as his story has reached its conclusion.

Naturally, the news didn’t sit well with a certain amount of fans of the series. I saw comments saying that it had “ruined their childhood”.

This got me wondering, can nostalgia actually hinder long-running franchises down the line?

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Mental Health

The Loss of A Childhood Hero

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While I’m not going the through usual stages of grief, part of me is still feeling sad about the passing of Power Rangers actor, Jason David Frank.

I’m also feeling, a lot, of sympathy for his children, and his wife. It must be horrendous for them.

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Thursday Thoughts

Thursday Thoughts: Is True Crime Media Becoming Problematic?

I want to pre-face this post by saying that I am a regular consumer of true crime content. I find the subject interesting. Namely: what causes people to tick, and act the way that they do.

I understand that this isn’t a simple subject matter, but I’ll be giving my opinion as a person who consumes the content.

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