Thing a Day
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Thing a Day

How Nostalgia Helps With Mental Health

The old, the familiar, the comfortable.

I preordered a video game last week. It was the first time I’d preordered a game in over a decade. It was a series that I grew up with too — Metroid, with their latest installment coming out this Friday. I’m incredibly eager to get my hands on it so I can play it for the first time along with everyone else.



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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.