Being Attractive in Society (PART TWO)

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Over half a year ago, I wrote a post expressing my thoughts on being conventionally attractive and the social ramifications of being so. I discuss just what makes one physically good-looking (based on Western standards), as well as how it affects our interaction with others on personal and professional levels. …

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Insecurities (and how to overcome them)

To some extent, many of us deal with insecurities. Whether it's feeling self-conscious of our body or not being "smart" enough for medical school, we have internal struggles in our daily lives. Insecurity is basically a lack of confidence in oneself. Even the most-confident of a person with a healthy, working conscience has doubts about himself …

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Why I Don’t Identify as a Feminist (as a woman)

Yup, that's true. Sounds like a scandal that might blow up-- after all, why would a cis-woman like myself refuse to fight for women's rights in the 21st century? Surely, she must not believe in giving a voice to women, let alone support "girl power," in general? That she finds the patriarchy justifiable, and that …

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Eight Things You Should Know Before Dating Me

I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Granted, it won't be a secret once I tell you, but all the same, it's something that I've just realized about myself that is interesting to note: ...I, a twenty-something writer/traveler/penguin-lover, have never been on a date. Ever. *gasp* Shocking, huh? And to top it off, …

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