Hey Smarty Pants...You're Not So Smart

Isn't it annoying when someone tries to unsuccessfully retell an extremely funny joke they heard? Well, get ready to be annoyed, because I'm about to do just that.So there was this comedian whose name I can't remember, who told this joke I can't exactly recall, that went something like this:...more

The Good Girl Syndrome

For as long as I can remember, I've been eager to please: my parents, my teachers, my grandparents, and basically anyone I care about.When I was 9-years-old my teacher handed me a letter for my parents. I'd been out sick for a few days, so naturally my first assumption was that I was in trouble for being sick. In trouble for being sick. Turns out, the letter was an invitation to test for a gifted class. (Spoiler alert: I didn't pass the test.) ...more

Your Body is a Canvas

Lets face it. We all hate something about our bodies. Every one of us. I hate my tummy. I hate my flabby underarms, and my butt is flat.  But, I got some killer legs and awesome breasts. How can women look at themselves and find something about them that they love?...more

Dressing Confidently

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Understanding Your Value

For a very long time I have struggled with the imitators, the copycats, and the coat-tail riders. It would aggravate me that individuals could not be themselves but rather copy others and imitate their way of life....more

Write like nobody cares about your life.

A lovely fellow took time out of his day to comment on my blog, asking the question ” Do you think that people really care about your life?”Very good point Robert.And no. I don’t.And honestly, I am with you Robert. I wonder that often myself, so trust me when I tell you that in the journey of starting to blog it was very difficult coming to terms with writing stories that no one would really care about.It felt egotistical. Obsessive.It felt very, very weird....more
But "HE READ IT" LOLmore

A Grammatical Approach to Praise

This week I had two different experiences of the use of praise. I heard a psychologist on the radio talking about how it was important to use adjectives rather than verbs when praising children. He said when we use adjectives as in “You are helpful”, rather than “you are helping” this enables children to see themselves as helpful; being helpful becomes part of their identity....more

WHAT IS SOCIAL ANXIETY AND SHYNESS?

WHAT IS SOCIAL ANXIETY AND SHYNESS Those who experience social anxiety or shyness are uncomfortable and can become...more

Rating your self-confidence

Inspired by NaBloPoMo writing prompt for Tuesday, March 18, 2014: How would you rate your self-confidence? When is it at its lowest? When is it at its highest? ...more

Surprise yourself!

Surprise yourself!Leave a reply Photo I took in Wales ...more