Wellbeing

why-we-interrupt

Why we interrupt (and how to stop)

We’ve all been through it, that moment when we’re sharing something interesting, only to be cut off by someone else. This can be frustrating, impolite, not to mention plain rude. The reason people feel it is acceptable plus why some are always feeling the brunt of this decision, is often left unanswered. Some studies have […]

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emotional-immaturity

Signs Of Emotional Immaturity You Need To Know

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash From a psychological perspective, maturity is the ability to respond to the environment being aware of the correct time and location to behave and knowing when to act, according to the circumstances and the culture of the society one lives in. It is a lot easier to love a […]

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apologies

How You Know If Their Apology Is Sincere

Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash “Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me” When an apology is made it is to show remorse for actions and acknowledge the hurt a person caused someone else. The benefits of an apology to the person is to help rebuild trust, reopen communication, and […]

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strong-black-woman

The hidden burden of being a strong black woman

Photo by Tamarcus Brown on Unsplash “You are really strong” A personally frustrating ideology of being self-reliant and self-contained is such a burden it’s damaging. Day to day the expectation is to assume multiple roles (mother, career woman, housewife, personal chef, personal assistant, cheerleader plus any other attached to their person or gender). This is […]

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Childless at 30

What you need to know about being unmarried and childless at 30

Feature Photo by Laura Chouette on Unsplash The decision to have children has no right or wrong approach. Although there is an implied favoured approach placed particularly on women and that is, to have children. Go to school, get your degree, settle down, buy a house, start a family. From an early age we are […]

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microaggression

Why you need to stop asking these questions and learn about racial microaggression

*This post contains affiliate links Microaggression are everyday verbal, non-verbal and environmental snubs or insults. This isn’t necessarily intentional, however it communicates hostile, derogatory messages to target a person based entirely on their group, particularly their racial group. The result is that it can invalidate their identity and communicate they are a lesser being. This […]

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Grether’s Pastilles – Dealing With A Sore Throat

*this post contains affiliate link & gifted products Getting a sore throat can be really annoying especially now in allergy season. Grether’s Pastilles are a brand of Swiss glycerin-based, pastille candies. They also come in a selection of four flavors and sugar free flavours: Blackcurrant/Blackcurrant Sugar Free, Redcurrant Sugar Free, Elderflower Sugar Free, and Blueberry Sugar […]

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9 Etsy Care Package Stores You Need To Check Out

*this post contains affiliate links Since we have to spend more time away from loved ones it is not more important than ever to let them know you care. A fantastic and currently popular way to do this is by sending a care package. If making your own isn’t for you then keep reading as […]

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