Self-Love

Peter Pan Syndrome

Peter Pan Syndrome is a pop-psychology term, meaning it’s not recognized in the DSM. It refers to people, usually men, who are in a perpetual state of (emotional) adolescence. But is that really such a bad thing? I’ve been accused of refusing to grow up before. Sometimes it’s from a good-natured place, or even said out […]

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Why It’s Okay For Me To Say “Fat”

I’m having a regular conversation with a friend, and I say something about how it would be easier to find tops to wear if I wasn’t fat. They give me a sad puppy dog face and say, “Aw, Mary! You’re not fat!”, and the disappointment begins. This isn’t a one-time scenario I’m describing. It happens […]

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Why I Don’t Want Kids (And Want You To Stop Asking Me About It)

The trunk of my car contains emergency supplies like confetti, sidewalk chalk, and window markers. I’d say I have to dump googly eyes out of my shoes before I slide into them once a week, and I spend a lot of time with balloons, in ball pits, and at arcades, but guess what? I don’t […]

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Self Love Cookies

Jessica Johansen is a digital marketer, consultant and blogger who writes about wellness, self-love, fitness and great food. She’s passionate about helping her readers live their best lives and feel great, even on a crazy busy schedule! Hello, lovely people! It’s great to be here – thanks for having me, Uncustomary! So, for those of […]

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