Author Anthony Avina's Blog

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It seems like just when we get used to our phone or computer, another one comes along that is better and faster. Everything is faster and everyone seems to want to move at the speed of sound. What happened to slowing down and relaxing? I bet none of the teenagers now would even understand if …

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1) Tell us a little bit about yourselves. What brought you together for this project?   The band formed in 2013 in Paris. It initially consisted of a keyboardist and lead vocalist, a guitarist and a drummer. We put up an ad for a bassist, but a cellist answered by mistake. We gave it a …

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Hi there my friends. I’m honored to once again be hosting a guest post from the incredible website BetterHelp. The post they’ve put together for you guys is near and dear to my heart, as Bipolar Disorder affects someone I love and care for dearly. I may talk about that in a separate post, but …

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A breathtaking and artistic song that explores the complexity of mental health and the hardships those who suffer from it must endure, the French baroque pop band Breakfast At Your Place brings a classical pop flair to an all too important topic. Now as a trigger warning, I must tell you that this song does …

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Hello there everyone. This is Anthony Avina. I am honored to be working with BetterHelp on this guest post regarding depression. I am a huge advocate for mental health awareness, and I hope this will be the first of many guest posts working with this amazing company to bring awareness to these very serious topics …

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August 12, 2015

I’m a big time supporter of Mental Health Awareness. I thought I’d share this with you guys to spread awareness on a subject close to my heart. People struggle with depression all the time, and deserve to live their lives without ridicule or being made fun of. I’m not religious, but my thoughts are with those who are suffering from depression and deal with it daily. #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #depression (at Avina Vlogs: Link in Bio!)

June 24, 2015

This is a subject close to my heart. Too often mental health is belittled or used in jest in everyday conversation. No one can truly understand what a person suffering from such an illness is going through or how damaging and hurtful using these words as adjectives can be. So please, help me in ending the stigma around mental health and help those who suffer from it feel loved, supported, and accepted. #mentalhealth #awareness #acceptance #bipolarawareness #health #love (at Avina Vlogs: Link in Bio!)