What is Impostor Syndrome?

Impostor syndrome is the feeling that something you have earned or achieved is more a fluke, by chance or pure luck rather than skill and hard work. You’ve likely experienced this feeling before. For many it will happen in a new job, entering college or within personal relationships. I know I’ve experienced the feeling of… Continue reading What is Impostor Syndrome?

What Can We Learn From Catherine the Great?

In the last few years, Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia, has become a popular historical figure with the 2019 miniseries Catherine the Great as well as the 2020 Hulu series The Great. I recently watched The Great, which is a satirical retelling of the rise of Catherine the Great. Soon after I started, I… Continue reading What Can We Learn From Catherine the Great?

Practical Everyday Self Care

Self-care has become incredibly popular as of late. Recently though, it seems as though self-care has become more of a competition, an aesthetic goal to reach. If you watch videos of people’s self-care night routines, you might have noticed that while they are fun to watch, they seem difficult to execute in the real world.… Continue reading Practical Everyday Self Care

What is the Spotlight Effect?

We’ve all had the experience doing something embarrassing in public and immediately thinking that everyone saw that embarrassing thing. You trip and fall in a store and suddenly it feels the world is watching you. Negative thoughts rush through your head as you bolt away. “That was so stupid!” “Everyone saw me and is laughing… Continue reading What is the Spotlight Effect?

Seven Things to Prep the Night Before for Successful Mornings

Breakfast and Coffee This is probably the easiest thing you can start with for prepping yourself for a great day. Having your coffee and your breakfast ready to go within minutes helps speed your morning along. Currently, I’ve been enjoying overnight oats with protein powder and a bit of hot cocoa mix. With my coffee,… Continue reading Seven Things to Prep the Night Before for Successful Mornings

Five Meditative Hobbies To Improve Mental Health

As I’ve personally delved into building a daily meditation habit recently, I’ve been thinking of all the other ways I’ve tried or have found myself meditating. Or more like, in a meditative state. I’ve noticed that I’ve felt this feeling doing other things throughout my life and know people who have experienced that same feeling… Continue reading Five Meditative Hobbies To Improve Mental Health

Skills to Build While in Quarantine

During quarantine, many of us are going through a whirlwind of emotions, including boredom and the loss of purpose. For those that are laid off, feeling stagnant due to current work from home conditions, and those that were forced to leave their jobs due to unsafe work environments, now is the best time to take… Continue reading Skills to Build While in Quarantine

Four Big Tips for Students During Quarantine

Many students were recently thrust into online classes due to the pandemic. And as someone who lives with a professor, I can you tell it’s not only disorienting for students, but also for your professors. Everyone’s trying to get their balance during these uncertain times. For some, at the time of this post, your semester… Continue reading Four Big Tips for Students During Quarantine

Staying Productive During Quarantine

I don’t know about you but I’ve been having a bit of a rough time staying productive. I know I should allow myself time to relax and do things that keep my calm, but I also know that part of some of my anxiety are all the things that are piling up that I want… Continue reading Staying Productive During Quarantine

Cleaning Tips for Messy People

Some of us, just seem to be naturally clean and organized. My boyfriend is one of those that just wants to clean. In fact, it's often the first thing he does after he wakes up! Myself on the other hand, I hate it. I've never been very clean or organized, but I always chalked it… Continue reading Cleaning Tips for Messy People