All, Self-Help

12 Motivational Songs That May Help When You Need a Boost

I'm sure every one of us had a moment where we just held our heads in our hands and accepted defeat. I know we all know what it feels like to be beaten and kicked, and we literally have no energy or will to get back up. I've been there more times than I count,… Continue reading 12 Motivational Songs That May Help When You Need a Boost

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What Does Your Best Self Look Like? — A Therapy Exercise That Changed My Perspective

Alright, I hope y'all aren't tired of me talking about what I'm learning in therapy because I'm honestly just getting started 😅. Every single session allows me the opportunity to explore my past, present, and future in ways that I've never thought of before, and I love sharing it with you all. I know that… Continue reading What Does Your Best Self Look Like? — A Therapy Exercise That Changed My Perspective

All, Relationships

3 Questions to Ask Yourself in the Middle of an Argument

Yep, we've all been there. A small comment your loved one says turns into an escalated debate, which then turns into a full-blown argument. Sometimes, we're so focused on getting our point across or just trying to be heard that we don't stop to evaluate and interrogate the situation. Better yet, we don't stop to… Continue reading 3 Questions to Ask Yourself in the Middle of an Argument

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Interview: Embracing Queerness with Mel

June is Pride Month, where we recognize the Stonewall Riot of 1969 and celebrate the LGBTQ community. In honor of this, I have interviewed a good friend of mine, Mel, who identifies as a Black Cisgender Queer Womyn. Mel is an M.A. student in the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland-College Park,… Continue reading Interview: Embracing Queerness with Mel

All, Healthy Living

How to Develop a Healthy Relationship with Food & Exercise

Trigger Warning: eating disorder Happy Mental Health Awareness Month!!!!! I can't think of a better way to start than to open with some vulnerability and a moment of transparency. So, let's just get right into it. Show of hands... how many of you have gone on a diet and gave up because it was too… Continue reading How to Develop a Healthy Relationship with Food & Exercise

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Sexual Assault Survivor: Rose Lee’s Story

Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, suicide Here we are... the last interview with a sexual assault survivor as we aim to raise awareness about sexual abuse and create a healthy dialogue surrounding this important topic. If you've stuck through and read the other two interviews, thank you for sticking with me through this. If you… Continue reading Sexual Assault Survivor: Rose Lee’s Story

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Sexual Assault Survivor: Jennifer’s Story

Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, child sexual abuse We are continuing to shed light on sexual assault in my series of interviews with sexual assault survivors. If you haven't already read the first interview with my good friend Wing, please check that out when you can. This week, I'd like to introduce you to Jennifer,… Continue reading Sexual Assault Survivor: Jennifer’s Story

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Sexual Assault Survivor: Wing’s Story

Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, drug use, child neglect, self-harm April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I took the entire month of March off from blogging to prepare for such an important topic. I have three interviews lined up for the first three weeks of April, and in each interview, you will read the… Continue reading Sexual Assault Survivor: Wing’s Story