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The Art of Taking Care of Yourself: For When You Can’t or Don’t Want To

I know exactly how you feel. As I type this I’m lying in bed overthinking, feeling overwhelmed by life and everything in it, and just wanting it all to stop. In The Future, a poem by Neil Hilborn, suicide is described as “a glowing exit sign”. Since I heard that term three years ago it… Continue reading The Art of Taking Care of Yourself: For When You Can’t or Don’t Want To

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Mental Health Adoption Guide: Fuzzy Friends

The day my husband and I got our dog we had set out for a cat. I pretty much love all animals, but a cat seemed like the perfect new addition to our family for our first apartment. I could relate to them – independent, a little moody and sometimes eccentric, can take some time… Continue reading Mental Health Adoption Guide: Fuzzy Friends

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And They’re Off…

Writers get your pens (pencils, leather-bound journals, keyboards, caffeinated beverages, alcoholic beverages, etc.) ready, NaNoWriMo started up yesterday! For those of you who may not know, National Novel Writing Month is an annual event in which writers from all around the world attempt to write a 50,000 word novel in just 30 days. Writers are well-known… Continue reading And They’re Off…

Advice · Mental Health · womens health

The Art of Taking Care of Yourself: Treat Yo Self (Right)

I admit just a few years ago I was more like Ben than Donna or Tom on Parks and Recreation when it came to taking care of #1. I didn’t really buy myself anything except for when I needed new socks (and even then I’d talk myself back and forth about it). I didn’t listen… Continue reading The Art of Taking Care of Yourself: Treat Yo Self (Right)

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10 Actresses Who Would Slay As Poison Ivy

Everyone remembers Uma Thurman’s 1997 Poison Ivy in Batman & Robin, but with Harley Quinn finally making her live-action debut in the form of Margot Robbie in Suicide Squad we can’t help but wonder who might pick up the green spandex next. With a confirmed Harley Quinn standalone it may only be a matter of… Continue reading 10 Actresses Who Would Slay As Poison Ivy