Advice

Impulse Buyer

I have to make a confession which I feel is one of the first steps toward recovery. I am an impulse buyer. I buy things on a whim. I buy things based on emotions. I buy things just to buy them. It becomes especially troublesome with Amazon prime. It's like Christmas every two days. At… Continue reading Impulse Buyer

Advice, Relationships

Basics In Dating

There are some universal things that I feel both parties in a relationship must bring to the table for a relationship to truly flourish and last. These basics center on the ability to care for yourself. It is crucial you know how to do so before trying to shirk the responsibility onto your partner. It isn't… Continue reading Basics In Dating

Advice, Relationships

I Don’t Want To Be Your Everything

In relationships, we often consider it to be romantic when someone considers you their everything. We think, I mean so much to them, I feel important. Which can feel great initially but become taxing and draining as time goes on. When you are everything to someone, you have so many roles to play. Some of… Continue reading I Don’t Want To Be Your Everything

Advice, Relationships

He Isn’t A Project

For a vast majority of women, we tend to view the men in our lives like projects. On the one hand it is understandable because of our innate creative capacity. I mean, we have the power to create and bring forth life! However, when it comes to the men we are dating we need to… Continue reading He Isn’t A Project

Advice, Relationships

Good People Bad Behavior

When it comes to relationships, we can try our best to be good to someone but not realize that our definition of 'good' can be tainted. We can express learned toxic behaviors that we came to believe were positive when in fact they were not. You can hope to be wonderful to someone but not… Continue reading Good People Bad Behavior

Advice, Thoughts

Peace With My Arm Hair

As a woman, there is this overwhelming expectation that you must be as hair free as a naked mole rat. Like the concept of hair on a woman seems ludicrous and disgusting. Growing up I was bullied and jeered at for being hairy. It's not something that I consciously chose to do. It just was a… Continue reading Peace With My Arm Hair

Advice

I Realized I Had Smiling Depression

I was suffering from depression for a long time yet in denial about it. Especially since the common conception of depression is someone bed-ridden and obviously downtrodden. It wasn't until I discovered the term smiling depression that I finally figured out there was a name for what I was feeling and the symptoms I was… Continue reading I Realized I Had Smiling Depression

Advice, Health & Science

Keep Medical Costs Low

One of the worst things about being in the United States is how costly it is to be sick or get treated here. Sometimes people can sink into tremendous debt to the point where they lose their homes.  It is sad that it is that way but maybe one day it can change, especially if… Continue reading Keep Medical Costs Low

Advice, Thoughts

Time Management

Time management is one of the hardest things for me because I am a procrastinator but in the same token, I need structure because I have problems focusing. I thrived when it came to school because everything was set out on a schedule and I enjoyed the acknowledgement of my efforts. Setting a schedule for… Continue reading Time Management