In the past I have talked about how to say no to selfish friends ; but that's no easy feat. In the post I talked about clear ways to tell your friends "no" without saying "no" and when to evaluate and communicate in a relationship where you feel you are being used by a selfish or [...]
Sarcasm can be mean, it can be unhealthy, and can hurt relationships; yet so many people treat sarcasm as a personality trait synonymous with cool, clever, and witty. I have a problem with sarcasm for a variety of reasons; primarily because a lot of people use sarcasm inappropriately and cause a lot of damage in [...]
As we get closer to the 2020 election and potential presidential candidates are out campaigning, we are sure to start hearing conflicting stories, dissenting opinions, and mudslinging (something that has happened for hundreds of years in politics). I am someone who works in media (broadcast, and now formerly print) and consumes media, I can confidently [...]
I haven't posted since April, which is quite a long time, but I have my reasons and I also know that those reasons are no longer an issue. So back in June, I walked in commencement and "graduated." I didn't actually graduate. But I will! I hadn't completed an internship yet so I technically couldn't [...]
I'm an oversharer, and no, I don't mean I overshare like everybody else on the internet. I mean I overshare in my everyday life. I used to catch myself after an interaction and think, "wow, they didn't need or want to know that about me." Sometimes I would get angry with myself for talking too [...]
Sometimes we have friends that are just selfish in nature. They expect you to drop everything for them when they need or want you to. They might even seek you out more than your other friends because they know you will say yes. And you do say yes. But what if you had said no? What would have happened? Would your friend have accepted your answer or would they have turned against you?
I remember when I was going to a community college, I had changed from an anthropology major to a business major and was so bored and disappointed that I seriously considered dropping out. I then changed to