We are our own harshest critics, judging ourselves for harmless actions and run-of-the-mill human emotions. This week, ease off on the self-judgment and give yourself the room to think about what you really want, and then act on it.
I think that whatever gets you through the day (that is healthy and legal) is good! And I support it, but what happens when that self-help tip because a self-hurt tip?
As a writer, I have always beaten myself up about perhaps not being able to make it in such a difficult field. Who am I? Who would want to read my work? However, all of this changed the day that I was asked to analyzed the poem known as an “American Masterpiece” by William Carlos Williams. This poem gave me hope that absolutely anyone could become a writer.
Christmas is fast approaching. (Five days, but hey, who's counting?) While I’m sure you’ve already picked out the perfect gift for everyone on your list, I bet you haven’t given much thought to what you’re getting this holiday season. Well…I have.
It's time to man up, ladies, and empower yourselves to live life without the aid of Prince Charming. Not only does this make our lives a whole lot easier (hello, do you really want to wait around for someone to jump-start your car?), but sometimes it's safer to take matters into our own hands (instead of asking some rando to do it for us).
Lately, it seems like the whole freakin' world has been on a self-help kick. In recent years, the $11 billion dollar industry has flourished. It's provided us with "miracle" books like The Secret and an array of self-proclaimed internet self-help gurus (or trust fund babies with pink hair and Daddy's cash?) like Gala Darling.
A few years ago, if someone mentioned a self-help book around me I would have cringed... and laughed in their face. I didn’t understand how people could pay money for books that any idiot with a computer could write and try to pawn off as good, sound advice.
I'll admit it: I've got a thing for relationship self-help books. When I'm working the floor at my local bookstore, I can't help but skim through the latest additions to the section.
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