Learn How To Say and Practice Saying “No”

Learn How To Say and Practice Saying “No”

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 [...]

Getting Motivated: How to Make Tiny Changes in Your Life to Get Back the Motivation You Lost

Getting Motivated: How to Make Tiny Changes in Your Life to Get Back the Motivation You Lost

I have not posted in a while. I lost the motivation to write, edit, make images, and post. Everyday I thought, "you should work on your blog." It only takes a few hours a week to create one post, why not just do it? The answer was simple, I didn't want to. I lost my motivation.

My Behavioral and Psychological Changes After My Breast Reduction

My Behavioral and Psychological Changes After My Breast Reduction

Like so many women with large breasts I always felt like people saw them first, and me, if at all, second. I had so much internalized hate towards my breasts because I felt like they prevented me from being me, from being seen as the intelligent and competent person I am, and from feeling respected as a human and not an object.

Things I Didn’t Ask My Breast Reduction Surgeon That I Should Have, But Didn’t Know To

Things I Didn’t Ask My Breast Reduction Surgeon That I Should Have, But Didn’t Know To

Ask your surgeon and doctor about the things you care about, and don't let yourself get to a point where you are so desperate anything is good enough for you. Ask questions and if you don't like the answers, it's okay to talk to other surgeons covered by your insurance. You are going to a surgeon for a very important medical service, if they aren't satisfying your needs and concerns, find someone who will. Know as much as you can about your surgery as possible. Knowledge, in this sense, can only hep you in your breast reduction process and give you agency.

Why Minimalism is Right For Me, but Not Everyone

Why Minimalism is Right For Me, but Not Everyone

I've mentioned this before in my "5 Ways Decluttering Changed My Life"  post, but clutter triggers my anxiety. Clutter makes me feel trapped and claustrophobic; Dirty and cluttered homes stress me out and it took me a long time to realize that this was my problem. This anxiety has guided me towards a more simple [...]