Jenni Berrett

Jenni Berrett

Bio

Jenni Berrett is a 19 year old writer and dog walker living in the Central Valley of California. She is a big fan of all things literary, feminist, and featuring Amy Poehler. She has a knack for rap lyrics and a strange obsession with Werner Herzog documentaries (they are boring and exciting AT THE SAME TIME). You can find her on Twitter @jenni__bee.

Jenni Berrett Articles

Your Panic Attack Doesn't Care If You're Happy

"...Mental illness isn’t that exclusive. It doesn’t care how your day is going."

Read...

5 Reasons Why RuPaul's Drag Race Is The Best Beauty Pageant Out There

I’m just going to come right out and say it: RuPaul’s Drag Race is the best show on television.

Read...

3 Tips For Eating Well When You're Really F*cking Depressed

In the midst of struggling with being depressed, you’re also saddled with the practical realities of staying alive. It’s no easy feat.

Read...
The premise is pretty simple: We each give you one thing to watch, one thing to listen to, and one thing to read over the weekend.

Read/Watch/Listen To This: We Don't Even Mention The Election ONCE Here Edition

Stress-free Interneting is of utmost importance this week. We've got you covered.

Read...
podcast

5 Lady-Led Podcasts You Need In Your Life

Podcasts are a beautiful thing, but there is only so much of Ira Glass’ nasal story-telling out there.

Read...
If you’re hoping to comfort someone who’s grieving, here are a couple of things you shouldn’t do.

My Dad Died — Here Are 3 Things You SHOULDN'T Do To Help Me

My dad died. I only know my own grief, and even that is debatable. If you’re hoping to comfort someone who’s grieving, here are a couple of things to know.

Read...
Sometimes faking it can feel like yet another shame-based attempt to conceal my mental illness.

Should You Really Fake It Till You Make It?

More than any other unsolicited mental health advice I’ve received over the course of my life is the admonishment to “fake it till you make it.”

Read...
The premise is pretty simple: We each give you one thing to watch, one thing to listen to, and one thing to read over the weekend.

Read/Watch/Listen To This: Dogs, Obviously

We have returned from our long (jk, two week) hiatus to deliver you the Internet you live and breathe for!

Read...
Jenni Berrett

One Week Of College And The Mental Break That Sent Me Home

"I had always pictured myself spending afternoons studying there. I instead found myself curled up on one of those benches at five in the morning, promising the crises hotline operator that no, I did not want to kill myself. I just didn’t know who else to call."

Read...

A Case For SB 277: The Morality Of Vaccinations

"Disease takes the body over, and, in the cases of the diseases we vaccinate for, moves swiftly on to other bodies. It does not ask permission to enter. "

Read...