In a time when women could not vote and were still incredibly limited in their ability affect social change, Dorothea Dix singlehandedly changed the living and care conditions for hundreds of people with mental illness in the United States.
If you happen to keep a list of my daily activities at your side at all times, you’ll note that the above headline was written yesterday. That’s as far as I got. I did clean the kitchen, but it took the entire day. The entire day. It’s not that it was that messy (I mean, it was, but no room can be that messy), it was just all I had in me.