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Speak to Silence: Quarantine and loss of routine

Finding a new routine during social distancing can mitigate mental health barriers.

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

April 13, 2020

As a second semester senior, you could say I have my routine down. I attend school and interact with my friends and peers, I go to practice or the gym for a workout, I come home, complete my homework and spend time with my loved ones. My meals are consistent and planned, I have some sense of control re...

Speak to Silence: Junior Zoe Deyoung combats comparison

In a culture where only certain body types are accepted, many girls today feel inadequate and constantly compare themselves to others.

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

March 12, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/pwestpub/speak-to-silence-junior-zoe-deyoung-combats-comparison With a soft smile and slight roll of the eyes, junior Zoe Deyoung recited the commonplace quote, “comparison is the thief of all joy.” As young people today, we hear it all of the time: be confident, don’t...

Speak to Silence: the causes of eating disorders and my story

Speak to Silence tackles eating disorders and opening up tough conversations in its first chapter.

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

February 27, 2020

It’s no secret that society today is seemingly exploding under the pressure of eating kale and riding a Peloton, having a perfect bikini body and idolizing models and influencers who behind the screen, may not be as perfect as you’d think. It is from these small influences ranging to larger traum...

Speak to Silence: Introduction

Speak to Silence tackles eating disorders and oening up tough conversations in its first chapter.

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

January 21, 2020

New Year’s Day, 2018: My first thoughts of the year are consumed by guilt and regret. How could I have eaten so unhealthily yesterday? I shouldn’t have eaten breakfast, and I should’ve asked to go to a restaurant with healthier food. While I had been receiving treatment for anorexia for months and wa...

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