Despite not celebrating it this year, and many years of bitterly celebrating Single's Awareness Day (SAD), I have decided to do an obligatorily Valentine's Day post. Instead of talking about romance however, I want to talk about our female bodies and self-love. Yes, THAT SELF LOVE. But mostly I am going to talk about women's … Continue reading For the Love of Birth Control
I want to discuss this think piece: https://afrosapiophile.com/2016/12/10/white-radicalization/ I do not disagree with many of the points the author has, but I think that it fails to see the radical acceptance of diversity many people are engaged in as well. I like to believe that we have the ability to be more informed and have greater … Continue reading Place Outside Apropriation
I am lucky enough to have a supportive network of friends over the years who are, to say the least, very driven. I found this article and wonderful blogger through one such friend. People are showing their increased concern at my current apparent lack of motivation and I love making diagrams and filling out forms … Continue reading Ballsy Pros & Cons
How To Write A Career Mantra This activity helps you narrow down your values, and think in a more action-oriented manner. Currently, mine is: I create through exploration of the world’s diversity and excellence, then reflect compassion, beauty, and reason back.
While a lot of psychology and self-searching can be to figure out why we suffer, there is a different approach that looks on what makes us happy. This has helped me stall the spirally effect self-doubt can create.
When I hit rock bottom a few years ago- this woman and her easy mobile app helped me find motivation to start living again. It might seem stupidly simple, but it is deceptively effective. I highly recommend this app and sticking with it.
Trigger Warning: Death & Suicidal Thoughts If you didn't already know, I have a complicated relationship with Death. Death has always knocked on my door as a sign of upheaval and change rather than loss, and me and my family's near encounters with Death have brought perspective. I don't believe I fear Death. As someone … Continue reading Macabre Opposite Action
This is one of the hardest lessons for me to learn: That there is power in vulnerability and self expression. I have to come back to this lesson every few months because I can't seem to get it to stick.
I originally found this TED talk years ago but never really followed through with it. This year I once again found the speech and was motivated to go to their website here: http://liveyourlegend.net/ What I found were a TON of FREE worksheets and a system to get you in touch with a bunch of people … Continue reading Live Your Legand
This was one of the first TED talks that gave me a name to my experience. As I have said many times, I am a renaissance woman, a Jill of all trades, and master of none- but better to be a Jill of trades than a Jill of none. Listen to her advice and create … Continue reading Multipotentialite