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, 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

Advice, Inspiration

Captain Marvel: A Mood

CAUTION: Potential spoiler? . . . . . . . "I don't have anything to prove to you." If you've seen the movie then this is relevant to you, if you haven't-I don't believe this gives too much away. This phrase represents a mindset that we as strong women must embrace. Recognizing that you are… Continue reading Captain Marvel: A Mood

Advice, Inspiration

What Are You Waiting For?

Imagine for a moment that person you have always had feelings for, the job you have always wanted, the trip you have always wanted to take, the hobby you have always wanted to do, the experience you have been eager to have. Now consider if you knew you only had 24 hours to live. What… Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?

Advice, Thoughts

Emotional Control

Control of your emotions is akin to holding power over your primal brain. When emotions are left unchecked you can fall prey to them. You are moved only by your feelings which can leave you making poor decisions you otherwise wouldn't have. Controlled emotions allow you to take in the world more objectively. You become removed from… Continue reading Emotional Control