Daily Blog Challenge: Day 9 – What Would You Say To A Younger Version Of Yourself?

Hindsight is 20/20 I can think of a few things I would say to a younger version of myself. I would tell this girl, I am so proud of you. You have so many choices in life!  I would tell this girl, You don't have to always say yes to boys. You are beautiful and valuable beyond … Continue reading Daily Blog Challenge: Day 9 – What Would You Say To A Younger Version Of Yourself?

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Fearless Writing Day 5: Where I Rant and Make Crass Comparisons

Yesterday I told you I have big boobs. If you know me you have seen them. And, judging by the comments I have gotten so far, the chances are pretty good that if you are a woman friend of mine you have big boobs too. #sorry  #feelyourpain As I was writing yesterday's post I began … Continue reading Fearless Writing Day 5: Where I Rant and Make Crass Comparisons

Fearless Writing, Day 4: I Have Big Boobs

Boobs. Jugs. Titties. Tatas. Chi-chis. Dirty Pillows. I got 'em. Size H. H as in Holy Shit, I said to my doctor. He laughed. I wasn't sure if I was happy he joined in the joke or offended. Which is basically how I feel about my boobs most of the time. Things I've heard said … Continue reading Fearless Writing, Day 4: I Have Big Boobs

Learned Fearlessness

If you've ever taken a psychology class you've probably heard about Martin Seligman's theory of learned helplessness. Essentially, the idea is that over time, if one experiences painful events that are out of one's control, eventually one stops even trying to avoid the incident. Characteristics of learned helplessness include decreased motivation and negative emotions like sadness … Continue reading Learned Fearlessness