knitting with pencils
Welcome to the Knitting with Pencils website. I talk about mental health, pop culture, writing in general, myself, and capitalism. And occasionally knitting because I do know how to knit.
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There is a sensibility about pop music that indicates certain, very specific “facts” about life that make it as popular as it is, in my opinion. Of course it’s hard to tell whether any of this could be considered true or even important, as pop music is normally caught in a cultural cycle considered banalContinue reading “Patterns, Motifs and Trends in Pop Music”
As someone who has become a bit of a convert in the realm of astrology, I find it rather reductive to criticize the belief system out of general respect for the online community. However, I do believe that the general rhetoric that is written as fact that is promoted by online astrologers is rather damagingContinue reading “Astrology as a Fictional Understanding of Astronomy”
I’ve found in my time in the mental health system, many components of the experience of entering, being in, and exiting treatment stem from the immense amount of stigma that comes from media depictions of mental health and therefore mental health recovery. Movies such as Fight Club and Girl, Interrupted and people such as SylviaContinue reading “Mental Health Stigma in the Media and Society”
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