Anna Lanteigne

Anna is a first year Professional Writing student at Algonquin College and a lifelong student of Being Human, with aspirations of graduating Life with Honours.  She enjoys reading, highway driving, writing poetry and fiction, spending too much time with her cat and beloved friends and family, and battling it out over karaoke.

The Lighter Side
of Insanity

Dispelling modern myths about mental ilness.


DID You know?

This disorder is characterized by a person who experiences a minimum of two clear different identities or personalities. 

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Feature: Fostering Hope for the Future

I watched the blue mini-van pull up outside the shop.  There were pictures drawn in the dust on the doors, and as I watched Kathy step out of the vehicle she looked down at some of the drawings and smiled while shaking her head. 

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Fiction: 2: Late

The world seemed wide open with possibilities.  She couldn’t remember the last time she was in this type of mood.  Full of positive energy, ready for anything.  Today was going to be a good day.  She finished off her breakfast and got dressed so she could head out into the sunshine to see where the day took her.

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The Flip Side

There is a lot of confusion surrounding bipolar, which is evident not only in the actual portrayals of it, but even just in the fact that when you search for it online in reference to media portrayals, it is often confused with schizophrenia.

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Review: Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other

How To Lose Yourself in 140 Characters or Less
From Surfing the Web to Drowning in It

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