Worlds Within Us: Exploring Lucid Dreaming

When I turned 28 this summer, I decided that I would make a hobby of exploring lucid dreaming.¬†Lucid dreaming is the act of “waking up” within your own dreams.¬†While I have not yet become lucid, I have had other profound experiences. Sleep no longer feels like wasted time, but more like a mystical practice and […]

Exploring Depression in Games, Film, and Literature

As someone who battles mental illness, I’m always on the lookout for pieces of art, film, books, or games that describe the experience of deep depression. Depression – especially deep, harrowing, soul crushing depression – defies explanation or description. Part of its horror is that it leaves you speechless. So when I come across art […]