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YOUTH, SEX, & SUICIDE

By Natalie Overton / August 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Recently we posted an article on Wellvyl about bullying and the moral question of “who is responsible”. While we can have many debates and opinions on this there is one stark truth about bullying.  It creates crisis and trauma. Particularly with adolescence. With the focus on bullying, it’s effects, and a deeper understanding of human […]

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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN STRESS & ANXIETY

By Natalie Overton / August 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Stress and anxiety.  They are often referred to interchangeably but are they actually the same thing? Let’s get into the nitty-gritty of these two.     Stress is circumstantial, it is a response to when demand(s) are put on you or change happens.  As humans we all have felt stress to varying degrees throughout our […]

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THE DARK FEAST

By Gabby Mansuco / August 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Dark Feast   These, the finest empty plates and jug of darkest wine i could find spread out over a mosaic of paper napkins.   a small light bulb dangles over the time ticking silence of this supply closet set up.   i have no candles to lay, their wax gurgled over ports remain […]

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DO SUBWAY ELEVATORS WORK?

By Lauren S / August 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

There are few things that unite us more as New Yorkers than feeling frustrated with the transit system.  Train delays and malfunctions are only part of the issue.   What about Subway elevators?  Did you ever find yourself in a situation where you need to use the Subway elevator, so you push the button, and […]

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RACISM & YOU

By Natalie Overton / July 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

You’re being racist.   That sentence, alone sends heat throughout the body, causes the stomach to squeeze, and the defenses to rise. Being called racist especially in our current society is a strong slap in the face. Akin to also being called a Trump supporter, there is so much that is unsaid behind using racist […]

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IMPORTANCE OF SIDE HUSTLE

By Krista Bryant / July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

If you are or consider yourself to be a millennial in today’s society, then welcome to the club of the most educated, technology savvy, and the most efficient group of people. We are built to adapt and maintain. We build our own businesses, brands, and make a name for ourselves, but there is one downside […]

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RECOGNIZE NYC PANIC ATTACKS

By Lauren S / July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

New York Can Be A Stressful Place Panic attacks are scary and leave you feeling like you’re powerless.  It seems like with all that’s happening in our world nowadays, a lot of us suffer from panic attacks.  There’s increased uncertainty about what’s going to happen next. For many New Yorkers, just getting around this crowded […]

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THERESA OKOUMOU VS. STATUE OF LIBERTY

By Chioma Ozuzu / July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s been two years since President Trump was elected for President of the United States and so far the world continues to respond with dismay, anger, and disapproval for what Trump is doing to the country.  For example, a 20 foot tall balloon, depicting a “Baby Donald”, along with the sign, “Dump Trump” became a […]

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AFTER XXXTENTACION

By Chioma Ozuzu / July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

After XXXTentacion: should fans be allowed to accept musicians’ crimes? XXXTentacion’s death leaves behind a trail of heinous crimes, but he had diehard fans who saw him more of a relatable, yet troubled genius that understood them. Death is forever. It does not discriminate a person, regardless of their previously held earthly status and often […]

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SELFIES & MENTAL HEALTH

By Chioma Ozuzu / July 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

As a photographer myself, I personally don’t take too many selfies with my phone unless I want to capture a moment that I experiencing with good friends, an event/seminar that focuses on subjects that I care about and family moments. But to tell you the truth, there are times I have seen people go a […]

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HEALTHCARE & SEXISM

By Chioma Ozuzu / July 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

As a black woman myself, I am fully concerned about the continued ongoing discrimination that women are still facing, particularity women of color and different social classes in regards to health care. Learning from my mother’s experience as a registered nurse, she personally not only dealt with racial and wage discrimination at the time with […]

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