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Ditch them

We have every right to speak up and take offence when someone disrespects us, disregards our needs, or minimizes our feelings. We have every right to ditch people who aren't respectful, who are dismissive and patronizing. Let me assure you that you are not not being oversensitive, rude, or dramatic. It's about self-respect. So ditch... Continue Reading →

You are beautiful

When someone tells you that you are beautiful, believe them. They aren't lying. I know that I struggle with this one every once in a while. In the last 4 years, living with multiple chronic illnesses has changed my physical shell quite a bit. I've been struggling with loving the reflection that I see in... Continue Reading →

Give credit where it is due

It's in my opinion that showing appreciation can turn a bad day into a good one. This is why I like to give credit where it is due. Knowing this teaches us importance of a well-placed compliment or gesture. Do be bashful in telling other people how much they appreciate them. On the flip side,... Continue Reading →

Are you surrounded by toxic people?

The people you surround yourself with affect the way you think, feel, and behave. This is why we all need to make sure we aren't surrounded by toxic people. For the sake of your mental and physical health, don't waste their energy trying to change toxic people. They establish healthy emotional and physical boundaries. Toxic... Continue Reading →

You don’t owe nice guys a chance

Contrary to what you may here, you don't owe nice guys a chance. Real nice guys don't claim that they deserve your consideration for being so nice. Manipulative self-proclaim nice guys do. We hear this not just from self-proclaimed nice guys, but also from other people who give us relationship advice. We often hear that... Continue Reading →

People pleasing is toxic

You could waste all of your life trying to make people like you and there would still be a bunch of them who dislike you. Depending on admiration and praises from others, however, gives them power over you. People pleasing is toxic. It is much better to be comfortable in your own skin. Don't waste... Continue Reading →

Biggest Jackass Award

The biggest jackass award goes to the Mississauga tourist who preferred to fetch food at Tim Horton, rather than rescue his wife who had the sternum broken in a car crash with a concrete wall. I'm not kidding. A motorist actually abandoned his seriously injured spouse after a collision to fetch himself food from a... Continue Reading →

Nothing justifies rape

Nothing justifies rape. The Irish court has acquitted a 27-year-old man accused of raping a 17-year-old girl after her lawyer convinced the jury that the latter also had responsibilities in her own assault because she was wearing a thong that day . First of all, in order to find out that she had a thong... Continue Reading →

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