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Ziggie

Recovering From COVID-19: My Story

By Ziggie

This blog goes over Ziggie's symptom progression when he recently caught COVID-19 despite being careful. He writes about how it's still important to be careful to avoid getting COVID-19 every day.

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Splatoon 3: A unique, vibrant, and colorful experience

By Ziggie

Ziggie shares his experience with the game Splatoon 3 and why he enjoys it so much. He describes some of the positive features of the game.

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Re-evaluating Coping Strategies; How to Ask for Help and Support Others Redux

By Ziggie

This blog is about Ziggie's experiences in both receiving support and giving support to others. He writes about needing to learn different ways to communicate with people close to him and how that has helped him feel closer to them.

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Cord Cutting Conundrum (The Era of Online Subscriptions)

By Ziggie

Ziggie writes about how easy it is to end up paying the same price as cable for social media. He explains how all the social media platforms can add up fast and helpful ways to decrease your bill.

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Get Checked Out: How a Small Pimple sent me to the ER.

By Ziggie

Ziggie, explains about his experience with a small health issue becoming a bigger problem. Ziggie writes about the importance of dealing with any health problem right away rather then waiting to see if it gets worse.

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Chicago Med – A Smart and Diverse Drama

By Ziggie

Check out what Ziggie thinks about Chicago Med, a medical drama. He shares his views on increasing diversity and realism in the way these characters are portrayed in the show.

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What is a Mental Health Advance Directive? A Brief Overview.

By Ziggie

In this blog for May, Ziggie explains what a Mental Health Advance Directive is and why it's helpful to prepare this document ahead of time. He also writes about his own experience crafting this document for himself.

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Burnout: My Story – What Is It and How To Move Forward After

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Ziggie discusses burnout - what is it, his experience with it, and how he was able to gain back control in his life after experiencing burnout

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Masks; More Than Just A Pandemic Safety Measure

By Ziggie

Ziggie talks about the benefits of wearing masks in his day to day life

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The Golden Girls: Aging Gracefully with Laughter

By Ziggie

Ziggie talks about how the show, The Golden Girls, impacted him as he grew up and why he enjoyed it

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Celebrating Christmas & New Year’s Together

By Ziggie

Ziggie expressed gratitude that he and his family could find ways to safely gather for the holidays this year while still being mindful of Covid

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First Family Thanksgiving in Two Years

By Ziggie

Ziggie shares that he was able to have a family get together after 2 years and how grateful he was to catch up with family members

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How The Horror Film Carrie Teaches Us All To Be More Empathic To Targets Of Bullying

By Ziggie

Ziggie talks about how the film Carrie isn't just a horror film, but a story about bullying and empathy

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Deconstructing Small Talk – Phatic Communication

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Ziggie talks about how though small talk is part of everyday life, it can be challenging and confusing

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Pandemic Aggression

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Ziggie discusses how wearing his mask in public led to an encounter with an angry man

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