Kanye West, bipolar disorder and me: When I hear Kanye’s rants, I remember my own delusions


Afraid of being laughed at, called crazy or attention-seeking, I kept my diagnosis a secret from almost everyone By: Darryl Robinson I was spooked, running around New York City trying to dodge death. Little blue men were falling from the sky trying to kill me. I’m from the hood, where violence is as normal asContinue reading “Kanye West, bipolar disorder and me: When I hear Kanye’s rants, I remember my own delusions”

Kanye West’s 2020 apology, Kim Kardashian’s plea and a harsh truth about mental health


Society now encourages people to be open about their mental health struggles, but the world remains confused and disgusted by people with severe mental illness. People like me. As West himself said, pushing on severely mentally ill people only makes the situation worse.Adrian Lam / NBC News By Nylah Burton, freelance writer/NBC NEWS Iconic rapperContinue reading “Kanye West’s 2020 apology, Kim Kardashian’s plea and a harsh truth about mental health”

The Biggest Wastes Of Time We Regret When We Get Older


There are things we all do, or don’t do, that lead us to waste far more time than we realize in the moment. BY: Kristen Wong We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren’t spendingContinue reading “The Biggest Wastes Of Time We Regret When We Get Older”

Ask the Rodfather: Real people DO cry!


STOP CRYING! MAN UP ! DON’T CRY, IT MAKES YOU LOOK WEAK! MEN, DON’T CRY! IF YOU DON’T STOP CRYING, I’M GOING TO GIVE YOU SOMETHING TO CRY ABOUT!  These wise tales, have damaged generations of people, particularly men.  Crying is a very natural emotion that has nothing to do with strength or character.  ForContinue reading “Ask the Rodfather: Real people DO cry!”