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6 1/2 years of selfies show her life with mental illness.

Meet Rebecca Brown. I don't personally know her, but I YouTube know her. From what I can tell, she is a very charming and creative artist and filmmaker who uses her skills to create online diaries about her mental health issues (among other things) — namely depression, anxiety, trichotillomania, and dermatillomania.In her words: Q: Trichotillo-what?!A: Trichotillomania. It's a complex hair disorder, where I am compelled to tear it all out strand by strand. It's classified as an ICD (similar to OCD).Now back to my words. ;) "ICD" means impulse control disorder. "OCD" means obsessive-compulsive disorder. Dermatillomania is a condition that causes one to obsessively pick their skin. She's brave and bold to share this with all of us. And she's teaching millions of people about what it's like to live with disorders they've possibly never even heard of. Also? She's letting other people who suffer in silence know they're not alone. Rebecca Brown, I'm a fan. <3

As face masks have become mandatory in many places to limit the spread of coronavirus, it's also become an increasingly politicized thing. As we know, anything that involves political polarization also involves vast amounts of misinformation and disinformation. Whose idea was the internet again?

No one I know loves wearing a mask. We all wish we didn't have to. But there are an awful lot of people saying they can't wear one, or they refuse to wear one because they've been led to believe that masks are somehow more dangerous than not wearing one. I've seen and read "information" on everything from masks depriving people of oxygen to masks causing CO2 build up to masks creating fungus problems.

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