Introducing “Therapy Thursdays” and “Talk about it Tuesdays!”

Greetings all! Bit of an update going forward for my streaming content! So I've been trying to figure out a way to speak about my personal experiences with mental illness while still providing you all with quality content. So I've come up with a nifty idea! Introducing "Talking about it Tuesdays" and "Therapy Thursday"! During … Continue reading Introducing “Therapy Thursdays” and “Talk about it Tuesdays!”

Trigger Warning! Silent Hill 2 – Angela Orosco and the Long Term Effects of Abuse

[“Trigger Warning” – is a piece dedicated to showcasing video games which focus on mental disorders as well as emotional and psychological trauma. It is my hope as a lifelong gamer and sufferer of various psychological disorders to combine my greatest passion with my greatest weakness to benefit the gaming community at large. These pieces … Continue reading Trigger Warning! Silent Hill 2 – Angela Orosco and the Long Term Effects of Abuse

A Hello From 0ptimystic!

Welcome to my website! A humble, cobbled together collection of articles I wrote over the last two years and the future home of all my efforts to be a content creator. Over the last two years I've been writing for a website called The Game Bolt. I wrote reviews, editorials, preview pieces, and most importantly, "Trigger Warning!" a series I dedicated to using video games as a way to cope with and understand mental illness and trauma. It was from "Trigger Warning!" that I gained my current platform as a nerd who advocates for mental illness awareness and seeks to end the stigma behind.

Trigger Warning! – Undertale: Love, Hope, and Compassion

*This post was originally published on The Game Bolt in December, 2016* [“Trigger Warning” – is a piece dedicated to showcasing video games which focus on mental disorders as well as emotional and psychological trauma. It is my hope as a lifelong gamer and sufferer of various psychological disorders to combine my greatest passion with … Continue reading Trigger Warning! – Undertale: Love, Hope, and Compassion

Trigger Warning: Brothers A Tale of Two Sons- Coping with Death

*This post was originally published on The Game Bolt in November, 2016* [“Trigger Warning” – is a piece dedicated to showcasing video games which focus on mental disorders as well as emotional and psychological trauma. It is my hope as a lifelong gamer and sufferer of various psychological disorders to combine my greatest passion with … Continue reading Trigger Warning: Brothers A Tale of Two Sons- Coping with Death