Although people often assume La'Tecia Thomas was happier at her smaller size, she admits to lacking confidence or having any concept of her self-worth — something she discusses in-depth in a video on her YouTube channel.
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Facing the world each morning can be difficult when you live with a mental illness. Depression, specifically, can make everyday tasks seem daunting. Getting out of bed and out the door can be a major accomplishment. And although music can’t cure depression (we wish), it’s scientifically proven to reduce stress and even depressive symptoms.
Which is why it was a little jarring when the Emmy-winning show aired a Halloween episode, “AwesomeLand,” in 2014 that featured an “insane asylum” chock full of the stereotypical characters — deranged patients, sadistic nurses, references to the “cuckoo farm,” and more. Hilarious, right? Not for those who’ve been hospitalized for mental illness, or struggle with any of the mental health issues that one in five Americans face each year. There’s such a strong stigma around mental illness that makes it difficult to reach out for help, so it’s disturbing that a show that takes such pains to crush stereotypes would air such an off-color episode.
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By: Benjamin Svetkey, Photograph by Peter Rad In lucid dreaming, every night offers up the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure—a dreamscape confined only by the limits of your imagination and entirely under your control.