A fact: a very large amount of songs, either pop, rap, reggaeton, country, you name it, sexualizes women. Another fact: I still listen to that music. I like that music. I even sing along. What does that say about me? Here's my problem with this situation. My immediate reaction to things that I find problematic… Continue reading Does listening to sexist music make me sexist?
I personally have been in a lot of denial about how important first impressions are. In retrospect, I think the denial is rooted in the fact that I don't like to think about people judging me the first time they meet me. There is so much about me that you can't tell by looking at… Continue reading Why do first impressions matter?
Hi blog followers! Thanks for being so patient while I took a nice summer break away from the keyboard. I'm well rested and so full of questions that need to be pondered! If you are too, hit that contact me button and send me a question, I'd love suggestions this year. I don't have much… Continue reading What’s new?
I'll admit it, I sometimes have a control problem. I like things to go a certain way, I like to understand my emotions and feelings, and control makes me feel confident and powerful. But control can be dangerous... because it doesn't always work for you. I've spent too long worrying about things I literally can't… Continue reading Controlling? Controlled?
I am the happiest when I'm the busiest. I'm also pretty tired, and worn out, but honestly, when I have a million things to coordinate or do, especially things that I enjoy doing, it really brightens my spirits. You'd think that because I'm always doing something (students clubs, theater, going out with friends, babysitting, doing… Continue reading What to do about FOMO?
I'm not talking about what you usually hear... it helps you concentrate, you build bonds with people, you stay in shape, you sleep better, etc. I'm talking about the lessons you learn that you didn't even know you were learning. I speak from the experience of a female who has played team sports. I was… Continue reading What are the benefits of playing sports?
What kind of creature is a human being? A Homo sapien? Right? Maybe? Is this a trick question? Or are you asking for a more poetic answer? From what I understand, humans are creatures with a lot of emotions, who need contact with other human creatures, and enjoy chocolate in large quantities... no? Just me?… Continue reading You Asked For It! Part 4