Thing a Day
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Thing a Day

Don’t Go Big or Go Home, Show Up and Fight for Yourself

Defend your rights and respect yourself.

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

Americans like things big. Our steaks, our trucks, our corporations, and our personalities — everything has to be oversized. It is no surprise that we live by a “go big or go home” mentality: Either give it everything you have or don’t even bother. You’ll either succeed wildly or die trying.

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Matthew Maniaci

Matthew Maniaci

Living with and talking about mental illness in an open, honest way to help break down stigma. I was one of those suicidal kids you read about. He/him/his.