Things I Didn’t Think About Before I Got My Own Place

Recently, actually it was just about a month ago, I moved into my very first big kid apartment by myself! Of course it’s exciting, but it’s a lot different than I anticipated. There are tons of things I didn’t even think about before I moved here. Not all necessarily bad things, but not all good things for sure! Toilet paper doesn’t buy itself Okay, so … Continue reading Things I Didn’t Think About Before I Got My Own Place

Top 5 Mistakes Managers Make

I’ve had several jobs since I started working. I’ve worked in a pizza shop, a few fast food places, a daycare, a bakery, a college… it’s a spread. Of all the places I’ve worked, I’ve noticed that managers across the board make very similar mistakes. These mistakes can cause a range of problems from unhappy employees, to employees leaving their jobs. As you may have … Continue reading Top 5 Mistakes Managers Make

Chapter 4: Gender Expression VS Sexual Orientation

The first thing I thought to do in this post was to include the definitions of both Gender Expression and Sexual Orientation. As you’ll see below, the two terms are not synonymous. sex·u·al o·ri·en·ta·tion noun a person’s sexual identity in relation to the gender to which they are attracted; the fact of being heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual. gen·der ex·pres·sion noun the way in which a … Continue reading Chapter 4: Gender Expression VS Sexual Orientation

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know: Civil Rights

Honestly, there are so many things that most people don’t know about the Civil Rights movement. Perhaps I’ll make a longer list in the future. However, for now here are 5 facts about the Civil Rights movement that I found the most interesting. 85% of Captured Slaves Died at Sea Of the 4,500,000 people who were captured and shipped out to be slaves, only about 650,000 … Continue reading 5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know: Civil Rights

Easy Peasy No-Bake Cheesecake Recipe

I made these last Sunday for a picnic date, and they were wonderful! I’ve never been a huge fan of cheesecake but these were actually delicious. This recipe makes enough to fill about 4-6, 16 oz mason jars. You could certainly use plastic cups for easy clean up though! Here’s what you’ll need: 16 oz cream cheese, softened (2 blocks) 2 cups powdered sugar 1 … Continue reading Easy Peasy No-Bake Cheesecake Recipe

5 Things that Happen When You Start Dating After a Heartbreak

It was difficult to come up with a title for this one… 5 Things that Happen When You Start Dating After Your Ex Fiance of 4 Years Fucks You Over 5 Things that Happen When You Date Someone New After Being With a Serial Cheater for 4 Years 5 Things that Happen When You Date Someone After Having Someone Take Your Soul and Rip it … Continue reading 5 Things that Happen When You Start Dating After a Heartbreak

Chapter 3: Safe Sex

“Safe sex” is a pretty big topic. It is defined as “sexual activity in which people take precautions to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases, infections, pregnancy, and unwanted bodily harm”. Protect Yourself We’ve all heard that you’re supposed to wear a condom during sex. If two people of the opposite sex are engaging in intercourse, wearing a condom will help to prevent pregnancy (IF … Continue reading Chapter 3: Safe Sex

Mental Health Matters

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and in honor of this here is a peek into my continuous battle with depression. In the summer of 2015 I was officially diagnosed with depression. Prior to that I definitely suspected that I was depressed (as in a chemical imbalance in my brain, not just feeling sad) but I didn’t want to be one of those people who … Continue reading Mental Health Matters