So, how do you define an activist? Because just saying that someone is "vegan" or "feminist" or "woke" doesn't really entail how one qualifies for those labels. Okay, so the term activist is so... broad. I feel like as soon as you announce that you stand for something, like "I'm against harming animals so I'm… Continue reading Is all activism good activism?
Here's the good news: yes! Long-term distance relationships are true tests of love, commitment and determination. And it doesn't matter the type of relationship, either. Family, friends, significant others; all of them require the same things. Here's what I've learned about long distance relationships, from real experience: You both have to be on board. It takes… Continue reading Long distance relationships: do they work?
It's all about who you know... This is a skill I was never taught in a class, yet seems to be one of those skills that are actually a really big deal. Of course, the classes that you take and the grades that you get are all building up to something. If you do well… Continue reading How do you network with people?
It's exhausting trying not to offend anyone. I don't know why I'm writing this post, honestly. I'm one of the most easily offended people. I'm the person who watches comedians make racial jokes and frowns. Some people find that really uptight, and a lot of people, especially older generations, complains that the younger generations can't… Continue reading Can you always be politically correct?
I value myself as a tolerate, accepting, inclusive person. I try really hard to be, anyway. It's how I hope others will act when they meet me, so it only makes sense. I hope that people will be open to my love for chocolate, my feminist nature, my racial ambiguity. In return, I work really… Continue reading What does it mean to be open-minded?
As someone who loves to write, I spend a lot of time looking for the words that will set the right mood, convey the right tone, and immerse the reader into my inner thoughts. On the flip side of that coin, I, like many other people, am not incredibly meticulous and cautious every time I… Continue reading Do words matter?
Here's what fascinates me. People really like to distance themselves from everything and anything related to mental health. There's such a big stigma around mental illness that people, me included sometimes, feel secure if they feel that mental illness and mental health are not in their wheelhouse. Our image of people in psych wards wearing… Continue reading What should you know about mental health?