Self-Love

Life With Synesthesia

When I’m talking to you in person, about eighty-five percent of the time, I see the words I’m saying typed out in front of me. In my mind. Kind of like closed captioning, if you can imagine it. It’s almost like an invisible screen is in front of my regular scope of vision. It’s like […]

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50 Songs About Self-Love

Music is something that always has the power to change my mood. There are certain artists I listen to when I’m feeling specific emotions, and it can pump me up on the way to an event or calm me down during a fit of anxiety. There are countless research studies of how music affects our […]

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Babe, The Only Diet You Need Is A Mirror Diet

You’re watching a TV show, and during the break you see a commercial for hair dye to “hide your greys”. You’re sitting on the subway car, and across from you is a poster plastered on the wall reminding you that you can “lose weight fast” with this pill. You’re scrolling through social media and see […]

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Why Having A Positive Attitude Isn’t Bullshit

Last week, an article called “‘Positive Attitude’ Bullshit: On The Dangers Of ‘Radical Self Love’” was published, and it really made me feel bad. It focuses on figures like Oprah Winfrey, and one of my personal heroes, Gala Darling, who preach self love to the masses. The idea is that thinking positively isn’t something that gets […]

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