Tag: confidence

20 Pieces Of Harsh But True Life Advice

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Life is hard. Sometimes we get stuck, sometimes we get overwhelmed. Sometimes it is easier to just plod along. In those kinds of moments, some tough love can be just what the doctor ordered. Yes, a few words aren’t going to solve your problems completely, but they might give you that motivating kick up the …

The Sunshine Makes Me Feel Insecure

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I’ll let you in on a little secret of mine: I don’t really like the summer. The summer brings sunshine (at least sometimes, for those of us living in the UK) and I don’t like that. Well, my Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) doesn’t like that.

A Note To My Younger Self

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By Ivy Iris When I was thinking about my life and reflecting on my decisions and the consequences that followed, I thought about what I may want to do differently. I thought about the wise words of my mother and late father and I began to tear up. At the mere age of 29, I …

Why I Don’t Have Any Couple Photos Of My SO And I

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We recently went to a house-warming party to our new neighbour’s apartment. When I left the kitchen area (the party area, let’s be honest) to have a nosy look round, I noticed this lovely arrangement above their fireplace. It must have been about ten to twelve photos of the couple, in one large collection of …

How To Be Cool

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I was not the coolest kid during primary nor secondary school. I tried my very best to always fit in, which I think made me stick out even more. Trying to be like the girls I was friends with never really suited me and I always felt like a bit of an outsider. This insecurity …

How To Accept A Compliment (Because You Deserve It)

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How often are you complimented on something and feel either embarrassed or undeserving? Too often if you are anything like me.