Fine Line

I have very fine hair, always have, and probably always will. It breaks easily, it tangles easily, and it lies just completely flat on my head. I used to absolutely hate my hair until I learned to appreciate myself fully. Through…

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Don’t Sweat It

If you’re like me, you’ve got a lot of unfinished projects lying around, and not because of loss of interest or an unwillingness to complete them, but because other things get in the way and thus the projects get pushed to the…

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Safety in Comfort

Wearing a mask right now is of course important, but it can get uncomfortable. I know my mask can get hot and damp from my own breath, and if it’s not a good material, it can get hard to breathe (this is especially a problem if…

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Batala’s ASMR

ASMR stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response. Usually this is characterized by the sensation of tingles, making it a form of paresthesia, which is an abnormal sensation on the skin for no apparent reason. Triggers of this response include…

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Transfer Trials

Transferring to a university from a community college can be overwhelming. There’s a lot to consider and to do, as well as a lot of paperwork, emails, phone calls, and research. However, transferring from community college rather…

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Fewer Headache Hassles

We all know headaches are awful. Some kinds are worse than others, but they’re all terrible and impede our ability to do anything, sometimes to the point where we can’t do anything at all. Painkillers are great (when used as directed), but…

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Acing It

Asexuality is a part of the LGBTQ+ community I don’t see talked about often, probably because it’s the easiest to hide and/or dismiss. I’d like to talk about it to try and make more people aware that it is a valid identity, partly because I am on the asexuality spectrum myself…

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