The Importance of “No” and How to Say It

The Importance of “No” and How to Say It

I don’t know about you, but I used to be a serious people pleaser. If someone asked me a favor, I would almost always say yes to it, even if it was something I didn’t want to do or if it was out of my way. While this usually pleased the other person (hence the term),...
Halloween: Avoiding Stigma

Halloween: Avoiding Stigma

As a fan of all things spooky, Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. Not only that, it is also the time of year that people get to dress up in fun costumes, carve pumpkins, decorate their homes, and of course, eat tons of delicious candy and Halloween treats!...
Know Your Self-Worth: Finding Self-Acceptance

Know Your Self-Worth: Finding Self-Acceptance

“Your crown has been bought and paid for. Put it on your head and wear it.” – Dr. Maya Angelou The great Maya Angelou said it best; Put your crown on your head and wear it with fierceness and head held high. Sometimes our negative thoughts can hinder us from...
The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health

The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health

I don’t know about you, but I can spend hours on social media. Whether it be checking my Instagram feed, watching TikTok or looking up recipes on Pinterest, I am the first to admit when I may be using (or over-using) it – but I’m not the only one. It was reported that...
The Different Styles of Attachment

The Different Styles of Attachment

Attachment is defined as “a special emotional relationship that involves comfort, care, and pleasure.” Attachment Theory, on the other hand, is defined as “long-lasting psychological connectedness between human beings.” John Bowlby, a British psychologist, is...