Are You a Highly Sensitive Person?

Growing up I never labelled myself as sensitive—I thought the opposite, yet there were many underlying traits that pointed out the obvious. Oftentimes I would get sensory overload more quickly than others: the itch of fabric on my skin set me off, bright lights seemed to burn and my mother asking me a question when…

How to Transition to Life After High School

When I graduated high school four years ago, I was naive enough to believe that not much would change, at least not all at once. Sure, I would move out and start university, but I was adamant that I would still keep in touch with all my friends from high school and go back to…