Essays · Life & Stuff · Mental Health

How Others See Us: Identity

*Part of the Identity Series*   When I asked my grandparents who they are, they couldn't answer. When I asked them how they thought others would describe them, they suddenly could answer. When I asked my mom, she listed some great things about herself, but then she said other people think this and that about… Continue reading How Others See Us: Identity

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Podcast Episode: All You Need Is Awareness

Have you ever cared about things like meditation, intentional living, self-love, habits and anything in the way of personal development and self-improvement? If so, this podcast episode is for you! I think personal development can be overcomplicated. All you need is awareness... (Click play to listen!)     Don't forget that if you enjoy my… Continue reading Podcast Episode: All You Need Is Awareness

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How Family Affects Our Sense of Identity in Adulthood

*Part of the Identity Series* Intro Obviously, we know that our upbringing has a direct effect on who we are. In the Nurture versus Nature argument, I lean more towards Nurture. We are a product of our environment. I am kind because my mother showed me how to be kind. I am resilient because she… Continue reading How Family Affects Our Sense of Identity in Adulthood