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lies told by at least one female

lies told by at least one female

A twitter hashtag is going around, getting people all riled up. It’s called #liestoldbyfemales and it’s largely sexist bullshit. Shit like “Tell me the truth, I won’t get mad” and “No I’m not jealous!” and “I’m not a stupid slut.” You know, things that are lies! That upsets me, especially because I am a female and(…)

highly sensitive

highly sensitive

I’ve discovered, recently, that I am what is known as a “Highly Sensitive Person”. I first discovered this when my friend tweeted a link to a Huffington Post article about the phenomenon. HSPs (oh, yes, we have an acronym) are between 15% and 20% of the population, and are characterized by a bunch of personality(…)

i’m not getting anything done and it is awesome

i’m not getting anything done and it is awesome

I’ve been beating myself up this winter break and it’s got to stop. I rarely wake up before noon. I lie around in bed looking at dresses on websites for no reason because I don’t need to buy any dresses. I play Civilization 5. I eat Lucky Charms. I stay up too late, interact with(…)

the actual essentials: dorm room edition

the actual essentials: dorm room edition

bedding A bedspread. Think really hard about your bedspread. Overthink it, probably. Chances are, this is  going to be the biggest thing in your room, so you want to make sure it makes the right statement. Pillows. Both of the sleeping kind and the decorative kind. Accent pillows are the difference between a hospital bed(…)

5 reasons i want a dog

5 reasons i want a dog

1. Dogs are snuggly. It’s cold outside, and now that Valentine’s Day has come and gone, “relationship season” is pretty much over. It’s not so easy to simply trick another human into sleeping in your bed. Dogs, on the other hand, want to sleep in your bed. Dogs are generally affectionate creatures, and they want to snuggle(…)

how to be depressed

how to be depressed

Undergo stress (e.g. be in college). Something doesn’t have to happen to set off depression, but you’re in college so something probably will. Depression rates in college kids are on the rise, after all. Take a hard class that you hate and feel like avoiding. Get dumped. Leave home. Question your friendships, just for a(…)