Being Lonely Shouldn’t be Terrifying

Lonely. It’s a word few of us say out loud. We know someone who seems lonely, and sometimes we perceive them to be miserable. After all, we’re conditioned to believe “miserable” and “loneliness” go hand-in-hand. So, we don’t talk about how lonely we are. Instead, we push that feeling away when it materializes. We don’t …

Stop Waiting for People to Understand

Sometimes people just aren’t going to get it. So stop waiting. There’s going to be a part of your mental health journey where you’re a complete mess. That’s okay. It happens, and people don’t have to understand. And it’s not always your job to explain yourself. Let’s go over a few reasons why. You Need …

Yes, Kanye West Can Still Be Held Accountable. Period.

We should show compassion for Kanye West and his struggle with bipolar disorder as his wife suggested. Her official statement: “As many of you know, Kanye has bi-polar disorder. Anyone who has this or has a loved one in their life who does, knows how incredibly complicated and painful it is to understand. I’ve never …

I Cut People Out of My Life, and I’m Not Sorry About It

I’m pretty brutal when it comes to cutting ties. It’s swift, deliberate, and it’s usually permanent. I don’t cut people out of my life just to bait them into coming back. I make peace with their eventual absence long before I make my decision. It sounds cold-hearted, and it certainly can be if utilized incorrectly. …

Taking Care of Yourself Also Means Educating Yourself

We need self-care tips more than ever now. It’s imperative that we discover ways to keep ourselves mentally, physically, and emotionally healthy. But did you know taking care of yourself also involves education? I know what you’re thinking. Maybe. Perhaps, you believe you’re done with “schooling.” You’re probably like me. You got your degree, realized …

“Think Happy Thoughts” How About You F**k Off?

Yeah, we’re going there. Listen, happy thoughts are important. Let’s acknowledge that. Good? Awesome. Now let’s talk about people needing you to be chipper and upbeat at all times. That’s when I kindly tell you to fuck off. We don’t need to be all smiles and rainbows 24/7 lest we be doomed to a life …

Your Self Care Might Just Be Self-Indulgence

Self care seems to be getting a lot more exposure thanks to social media. More people want to improve their lives and grow positively. As a result, it’s “trendy” to focus more on ourselves. However, there seems to be a trend lately to confuse self care with self-indulgence and selfishness. Yes, we’re focusing more on …

10 Examples of Self Care You Can Start Right Now

Yeah, we have examples of self care thrown at us almost daily. We just don’t seem to have time for it. Self-improvement seems daunting and time-consuming at first. And you’re not wrong. It’s not a quick or easy process, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth it. We have busy, demanding lives. Where do we …