Should You Celebrate When You Don’t Feel Like Celebrating?

This week, a close friend of mine had a birthday. They hate to celebrate their birthday, which I've always felt sad about. But it's not for the reasons that you might think. When they were growing up, birthdays were kind of a challenging time rather than a fun celebration of their life. This friend of …

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What I Learned From Watching Dolly Parton Movies All Month.

As some of you know, I also have a movie blog, and I recently finished a month of watching Dolly Parton movies. This kind of came about after having a really rough time in my personal life over Christmas. I felt like I wanted to watch things that were a little more uplifting and fun, …

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Moving Home? Survival Tips From A Girl Who’s Moved Over 20 Times!

I think I've talked about it everywhere on social media, but my boyfriend, Grimoire (our cat) and I are moving from London to Canada (in case you hadn't heard). When we got to talking about how many times we've moved, and my boyfriend said about 3 or 4 times. I had to think for a …

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When Your Friend Is Diagnosed With A Mental Illness or Serious Disease: How Information Can Help You Both Cope.

Recently, one of my closest friends, who has been struggling with depression for years, told me that she has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. One of the things that she said that really resonated with me was that some of her friends had turned away from her and didn't want to know her anymore. It …

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