addressing the system of mental un-health

In one of my previous jobs, I had frequented psychiatric wards, high-level group homes, and institutional settings that housed the people on the fringes of our society. Many of these souls had lost their voice to a system that saw them as nothing but numbers and diagnoses in a system largely devoid of grace. The … Continue Reading

B Corps: a way to keep companies honest or a clever marketing trick?

With the current waves of social upheaval, more companies are feeling the pressing call to include public transparency, moral fortitude, and environmental accountability into the fabric of their business practices. The hope is that enforcing better standards of ethical and effective leadership directly into the structure of the organization will help usher the next wave … Continue Reading

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athletes choosing mental health over “success”

Recently, a new trend has arisen among athletes. This trend does not involve the latest diet, lifestyle hack, or supplement. Rather, it’s a massive shift in focus from hardware to software. The outer to the inner. It is a shift from physical health to mental health. Physical health has always been seen as the hallmark … Continue Reading

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greenwashing

More people today are adopting an environmentally-conscious mindset and seeking sustainable design, zero-waste living practices, and companies in line with this philosophy. Businesses are well-aware that younger generations are more willing to pay top-dollar for products and services that promise to endeavor towards a healthier planet. Due to this ethical and financial incentive, companies often … Continue Reading

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Covid-19 highlights the pitfalls of capitalism

COVID-19. The buzzword of year 2020.  COVID-19 has overridden murmurs of discontent over the political polarization in the United States. COVID-19 has become the stepchild, the whipping boy, the black sheep of The American Dream.   COVID-19 is suddenly tied to the economy, to the lack of standardized health care for all, to a global conundrum lacking … Continue Reading

COVID-19, and Everything Else

Hello everyone. Hope you’re all well in the midst of what’s going on. What a time to be alive. First off, sending protection, clarity, and peace to everyone. I pray we’re feeling more settled, and that we’ve gotten some rest and recuperation over the last couple weeks. Thank you to all the tirelessly laboring social … Continue Reading

When the Citizens Cry, the World Must Listen

There exists a deep dissatisfaction inside the hearts and minds of so many people in our current world. The recent protests around the globe demonstrate the basic flaw with how “the show” has been running since the beginning of memory. When disgruntled people unite in solidarity, standing up for basic human dignity and the right … Continue Reading

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