Feminism, Archives

My Feminism Doesn’t Have to be Your Feminism

My Feminism Doesn’t Have to Be Your Feminism There is no single way to be feminist; it is an ideal to guide you through life.  Throughout my life I have struggled with the idea of being a feminist. I was lost in a sea of definitions that I could partially relate to and then some… Read More My Feminism Doesn’t Have to be Your Feminism

Therapy, Feminism, Archives

Self Care Is Not Optional

Self Care is Not Optional Sometimes we need to remember that the stories from others are not our own. Combating that happens when we learn to care for ourselves. In today’s saturated world of up to date media, we have to honor who we are and respectfully put down the remote or stop surfing the… Read More Self Care Is Not Optional

Therapy, Archives

What I know As a Therapist

What I know As A Therapist I’ve been practicing marriage and family therapy for awhile now, and the common theme I see in my clients is that we are all different and that’s OK. Here a few more thoughts about humanity and what brings us together as one weird bunch. 1.) We’re all going to… Read More What I know As a Therapist

Feminism, Writing, Archives

Strong Female Character Cliches to Avoid (In Writing and Beyond)

Strong Female Character Cliches to Avoid (In Writing and Beyond) By Hannah Bauman  Hannah is the owner of Between the Lines Editorial, a small business that provides indie editing and writing services. To find out more, check out her website at btleditorial.com or email her at hannah@btleditorial.com. Whether you’re writing a short story, a novella,… Read More Strong Female Character Cliches to Avoid (In Writing and Beyond)

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Chronic Illness: Tips and Tricks

Chronic Illness: Tips and Tricks Living with a chronic illness or two SUCKS. So here are some lessons I picked up along my journey! Once upon a time I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis and Perioral Dermatitis–– two not so fun illnesses that changed my life forever. You can read my story here. Yet here… Read More Chronic Illness: Tips and Tricks

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Marriage: It’s Hard, but It Doesn’t Have to Be

Marriage: It’s Hard, But it Doesn’t Have to Be As a therapist I always question my clients about how they know certain things. How do you know it has to be that way? How do you know you can’t do X, Y, or Z? How do you know? How? Why?  You get the idea. One of… Read More Marriage: It’s Hard, but It Doesn’t Have to Be