Mental Health

Full of Sound and Fury: Suffering With Misophonia and Auditory Over-Responsivity

Full of Sound and Fury: Suffering With Misophonia and Auditory Over-Responsivity

When I started writing Full of Sound and Fury: Suffering With Misophonia and Auditory Over-Responsivity, it was a journey for myself. I do not say this lightly. When I say it was for me, I also mean those people like me. The people that were […]

“A Dream Within A Thousand Dreams”

“A Dream Within A Thousand Dreams”

I have never felt ashamed of my anxiety and depression. I have suffered, tread through, and rejoiced in its remissions for the better part of ten years. Since I was 12 years old, I have found ways to overcome and to live with these conditions. […]

Break-up Letter: Why I’ll Never Recommend St. Thomas U.

Break-up Letter: Why I’ll Never Recommend St. Thomas U.

Dear St. Thomas University, They say the most cathartic thing you can do is write down your angry feelings in a letter and never send it. But, as a Politically-Minded person, I can’t keep my mouth shut. I’ll start by saying that it wasn’t all […]

Misophonia: Full of Sound and Fury

Misophonia: Full of Sound and Fury

A large problem with misophonia is the lack of public awareness. I’ve been advocating to fix that in every way I can. There’s not a lot I can do – but I can share my personal experiences. From what I gather about misophonia – there’s […]

The Agony of Misophonia

The Agony of Misophonia

“Everybody gets annoyed by certain noises.” “You just need to get over it, you can’t change the way the world works.” Welcome to Misophonia. Like other conditions, those of us who suffer get to live day to day with the horror of explaining it to […]

Living With Rage: How Misophonia Feels

Living With Rage: How Misophonia Feels

It can start as early as four in the morning. Your neighbour stomps his feet around. All of a sudden you go from half-asleep and calm to a nervous wreck. You’re tired, exhausted, and you’re angry. How dare he stomp around and have no regard […]

“It’s okay to cut yourself.”

The title of this blog is about as important and controversial as what I’m about to tell you. I’ll start by saying that no, I do not agree with the title. However, you may be surprised and angry to find out who does. My trials […]

Please Read: Sounds and Movements are RUINING my life

Please Read: Sounds and Movements are RUINING my life

I have Misophonia. It’s a new disorder (which a lot of people have) that affects how sounds are perceived. When you hear nails on a chalk-board or whistling, you may be annoyed. However, if you had “misophonia” or “miso” you could be either pissed off […]

Residence: It’s Not for Everyone

Residence: It’s Not for Everyone

I don’t know what possessed me to live in an all girls dorm. I think it was the only place that I could get a single room. I met some good friends in residence, amazing friends, actually. I’ll always be thankful for the relationships that […]

The Letter to the School

For those of you wondering what was actually said in the letter I sent to the school here it is. To Whom It May Concern, Today, Tuesday January 7th, I attended my first class with Mikhail A. Molchanov. I was skeptical upon entering the class […]