“There are a lot of things that could have gone wrong with this show, but the writers seemed to hit the nail on the head with most of it. With shows and movies taking place in this time period, it can sometimes seem like the plot is based around the male characters rather than female, when really the story should be about the women. I haven’t seen this so far; all the women are acting as independently as they can and none of their stories are being told from their husbands’/boyfriends’/fathers’ perspective.”Read More Las Chicas del Cable
“Why do we recognize a IWD and not International Men’s Day? Because for my entire schooling career, I have learned about men and their accomplishments but had to seek out information about things women did. Men do not need to feel empowered, they do not need a day to fight for their rights, and they don’t need a day or even a month to learn about impressive men throughout history.”Read More Why Not International Men’s Day?
“White women, straight women, Christian and non-religious women, we must be aware of our privilege at all times. We must not leave the marginalized sisters behind us. We must use our privilege to their advantage.”Read More We’re All Nasty Here
“I still deal with anxiety now, but I can’t even remember the last time I had a full blown panic attack. Now, going back to being a shy person- today, I genuinely do not see myself as shy. I’m introverted, yes but the two are not synonymous. I enjoy talking to people, I enjoy getting to know people, I enjoy meeting new people.”Read More 12ish Days Till Christmas – Anxiety
“Don’t resent others because they don’t get your experiences. The best way to allow someone to help you in times of stress is to just tell them exactly what you need in terms of support from them. This is by far the most effective way to improve friendships and your quality of life. But also, make sure you’re doing the same for them.”Read More 12ish Days Till Christmas – 19 Things
“My album of choice this semester is Hamilton. I know, I’m trash. But why think about my own problems when I can revel in the issues of 1776 were having?? Their’s definitely seem a little more serious considering there was a minor war and then the whole building a government thing. How can I possibly worry about myself when people had to go through that??”Read More 12ish Days Till Christmas – Stress and Finals
“This is something I think about a lot. Perspectives on the world, how other people perceive things, how other people think, I guess it’s the existentialist in me but it’s fascinating to wonder about other people’s consciousness and perceptions.”Read More 12ish Days Till Christmas – Consciousness