Top 10 Tips For Better Self Esteem

I grew up being viciously bullied at school, and it desperately hindered my self-esteem. My older siblings made it worse with brutal name-calling aimed directly at my core fears. I hit peak insecurity at 16, which snowballed into a notable clinical depression. Eventually, I found the tools to build...

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I Loved ‘Love, Simon’ Review

In Love, Simon the main character, Simon, describes his amazing family through narration but says there’s ‘just one thing’ he has a secret- he’s gay. The basic plot of the film revolves around a secret-telling blog that’s followed by everyone in his school and one day an anonymous post...

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Manic: A Memoir | Review

I was skeptical of Terri Cheney’s Manic: A Memoir, but it kept showing up on my Amazon list, so I had to check it out. What a good read. Terri is an entertainment lawyer to the stars Los Angeles – she had a prominent 16-year career representing celebrities such...

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Top 10 Coming Out Movies

The following list of my top 10 coming out movies have a little of the mainstream, a little of the hidden gems, and a little bit of a foreign flavor too. There’s a lot I took from these films, and if you still haven’t come out to your friends/family,...

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Is Take Your Pills A Propaganda Film?

In today’s mental health landscape, there’s a global desire to operate at an optimal level all the time. Whether it’s Depression, Bipolar Disorder, or ADHD, we all have the desire to regain control over our ourselves and emotions. Enter Adderall, a Schedule II substance intended for ‘hyper-focusing’ nicknamed “America’s...

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Top 10 Books For Self Esteem

I have been dealing with self-esteem issues my whole life, and it took me a very long time to do anything about my belief system. With therapists being out of my price range, I turned to the bookstore in my attempts to get rid of my negative self-outlook and...

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The Six Pillars of Self Esteem | Book Review

In the land of social media, it’s hard to cultivate self-love. Validation is offered up on superficial platforms that favor those keen on branding. Sometimes our relationships (friendships and love lives) can suffer from comparison. Highlight reels with no context can eat away at us, echoing the “am I...

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