I don’t like “Lazy”

I don’t like lazy. Lazy is a lazy word. It encompasses too much on it’s own. It’s too broad of a word, too much of a blanket term. Lazy implies righteousness in productivity. It implies one is less than for doing less and more than for doing more. It implies worthiness is tied to our […]


LGBTQ+ Vocabulary to learn in honor of Pride Month

Within the LGBTQ+ community there is a lot of words unique to the community used to describe someone’s experience of attraction, gender, presentation, or a variety of other things. You may feel awkward about speaking about LGBTQ+ issues or even talking to people in your life that are in the community because you don’t know […]



Scientifically friction is defined as the force that opposes the motion of a solid object over another. “In the scientific study of habit formation, the thing that makes it harder for you to achieve your goal is called friction. Reducing friction means removing an obstacle or coming up with a strategy that makes a task […]


Giving Gratitude to Ourselves: The Rewards & The Spaces

“The honey doesn’t taste so good once it is being eaten; the goal doesn’t mean so much once it is reached; the reward is not so rewarding once it has been given. If we add up all the rewards in our lives we won’t have very much. But if we add up the spaces between […]


Self-Forgiveness: Bibliotherapy

For any of you book worms, reading can be a great way to learn more and grow emotionally by receiving different perspectives and ways of thinking on difficult topics. This book is just under 70 pages, so an easy read for most people. Oliver Clerc tackles the topic of forgiveness through his book The Gift […]


Grief Beyond Death

Grief is a complex myriad of emotions that encompass what loss feels like. During the pandemic especially many of us have had to mourn the loss of a loved one or a friend. Grief is an emotion that regardless of age or stage of life it is painful. Grieving a loss is a complex process […]


Body Comments

When is it OK to comment on people’s bodies? The short answer is never. We all know as a child those years are the formative years of our lives where the relationships and patterns of behavior can set the stage for our success or the things that we will attempt to overcome in our adult […]


The Diet Culture Devil

We are surrounded every day with media that proposes if we were smaller we would be happier. It is sold to us from such a young age and instilled in us by those around us who have fallen subject to the mindset that smaller is better. Especially in our current age of media we are […]


Pronouns are Suicide Prevention

We’ve always learned about pronouns in elementary school but we’ve not always learned about what they mean outside of the grammatical context. Pronouns are words “that refers to either the people talking or someone that is being talked about (i.e. she, him, them, etc.)” Pronouns can be affirming to ones gender identity, gender expression, or […]