10 Things You Should Do Alone at Least Once

Going out by yourself can feel very nerve wracking, but it can also be super fun and improve your quality of life in the process. By going out alone, you make your interests the first priority. No one can make you stay or leave, and no one can drag you into something you don’t wantContinue reading “10 Things You Should Do Alone at Least Once”

When You Shouldn’t Say Sorry

Over-apologizing can have a serious negative affect on how you’re perceived. Saying sorry too often, or when it isn’t your fault, can make you seem meek and unconfident. By limiting the use of your apology to when it’s truly necessary, you can be a more respectable figure. Over-apologizing also makes “sorry” sound less sincere whenContinue reading “When You Shouldn’t Say Sorry”

The 4 Areas of Self-Care

Sometimes, self-care looks like a box of chocolates and a movie. Other times, it takes a whole lot more effort than that. These are the four areas of self-care. 1. Emotional Self-Care Emotional self-care involves accepting your emotions and taking action to resolve emotional distress. Blocking out negative emotions is not self-care. For example, ifContinue reading “The 4 Areas of Self-Care”

6 Things Introverts Want Their Friends to Know

Shyness is about the fear of social judgments – at a job interview or a party you might be excessively worried about what people think of you. Whereas an introvert might not feel any of those things at all, they simply have the preference to be in a quieter setting. Susan Cain Introverts are peopleContinue reading “6 Things Introverts Want Their Friends to Know”

10 Ways to be Less Bored at Work

Your boss might not want to hear it, but let’s face it– work can get real boring, real fast. When things get slow, you find yourself checking the time every five minutes. This makes for a long day. Here are 10 ways to distract yourself from a long, boring day of work. 1. Set aContinue reading “10 Ways to be Less Bored at Work”

Growing Up Gen Z

Intro to Gen Z Generation Z consists of everyone born between the years of 1997 and 2012. At the time of this book’s creation, the youngest of Gen Z are nine years old, and the oldest are twenty-four.  Generation Z is sometimes referred to as the loneliest generation. Out of all the generations, this isContinue reading “Growing Up Gen Z”

Accepting Past Versions of Yourself

Be kind to past versions of yourself that didn’t know the things you know now. @yogismood Growing up, you go through a whole lot of phases. I’ve spent most of my life avoiding pictures taken of me in the past. I was a chunky kid, and I had a really intense emo phase somewhere inContinue reading “Accepting Past Versions of Yourself”

My Cat Saved Me From My Breakup

Buckle up, because this one’s getting personal. RIght at the birth of this blog, I was very happy in the relationship with my boyfriend at the time. We met in college, and he was the most ambitious guy on campus. He fought for my attention and when I was finally ready, I gave him aContinue reading “My Cat Saved Me From My Breakup”

Why I Jumped Off a Cruise Ship

About four and a half months ago I took a job on a cruise ship travelling the Mississippi river. Two days into the job, I left. Now this wasn’t an easy feat. I was a server, and the dining room was dangerously understaffed. An altercation was guaranteed if someone tried to leave. This meant IContinue reading “Why I Jumped Off a Cruise Ship”

5 Self Care Things to Know About Introverts

This week, my older sister came into town for an important family gathering. My day job involves speaking to possibly over a hundred people a day. On a normal week, I am completely drained after a shift. This week, I came home and socialized more. I am completely exhausted.  I’m sure my other introverts canContinue reading “5 Self Care Things to Know About Introverts”