There’s so much advice online about talking to oneself as a friend. You’re supposed to stop the negative self-talk that’s just making you more anxious and depressed. One of the number one pieces of advice on the internet is to treat yourself with kindness. You write out positive affirmations and say them into the mirror. … Continue reading How Do I Talk to Myself?
Growing Up Playing with Makeup Like many young women, I experimented a lot with makeup when I was a pre-teen and teenager. My friends and I went off to the local drugstore and bought eye shadow in virulent shades of blue, green, and purple. We got lip smackers in soda flavors. We tried out different … Continue reading Why I Don’t Wear Makeup
I find it absurdly difficult sometimes to know what I actually want or need. It can be really simple—like what I want to cook and eat for dinner. Sometimes it’s a bigger decision, such as do I want to go on that almost free trip to Miami with my significant other, who is going for … Continue reading How I Struggle with Decision Fatigue and Indecision