Birth Control & Protection Options

What is birth control, and why should you care? Birth control (contraception) is any method used to reduce the likelihood of pregnancy as a result of intercourse or other sexual contact. Because pregnancy is a condition solely known to women (and pre-op trans men), the choice to maintain or terminate a pregnancy belongs to the …

{Stop Harassment – & Save Yourself Some Heartache!} | Why Does Harassment Happen?

Harassment happens for a variety of reasons: A lack of education about gender expression, similarities, capabilities, and differences, on the part of the harasser A lack of education about what harassment can look like to someone else Poor communication skills between the harasser and the survivor of the harassment An assertion of dominance or control …

{Stop Harassment – & Save Yourself Some Heartache!} | How Can Harassment Manifest?

The following is referenced by a book written by two attorneys who advocate for women’s rights in the workplace. This is a summary of the different ways that harassment can manifest in the workplace and which kinds of harassment qualify as sexual harassment (using sex – or even gender identity – as a factor in …

{Stop Harassment – & Save Yourself Some Heartache!} | How to Write a Convincing Cease & Desist Letter

In case you needed a reminder: you don’t owe anyone anything. You are your own boss. And that means that you are the boss of everything in your own life – your body, your opinions, your means of expression, your interpretations of events, how you learn, what you want and refuse to do (sexually, physically, …

{Strategy} | Budgeting 101

How do you plan for your own financial security while still enjoying what the day has to offer? I’m starting a series on financial management tutorials on our blog! In the course of the next several articles, I’ll be showing you how you can go from almost $9,000 in debt to a net worth of $1.5k …

Acrylic Nails to Save Time!

Just started getting my nails done at the local salon here in the Pudong District Area, Shanghai. Here they serve wine while you get your nails done, and they have every acrylic nail color under the sun! I chose silver with prismatic sparkles. Omg I love them! Although it’s harder to do some simple tasks …

Additional Resources for Confidence Crash Course

If you’re visiting this article without preface, please refer to the Confidence Crash Course for more context. 1.     Heidi Grant Halvorson, PhD. “How To Manage The Thoughts You Just Can’t Shake.” 2.     Timothy A. Pychyl, PhD. “Why Are You So Impulsive?” 3.     Ian Zimmerman, PhD. “What Motivates Impulse Buying?” 4.     Psychology …

Crash Course in Confidence (Self-Esteem)

**Disclaimer #1: Although these resources are helpful, I am NOT a mental health professional. This article DOES NOT constitute medical or professionally-vetted mental health advice. Please discuss this activity/crash course with a professional.** **Disclaimer #2: This article is a curated set of sources. I may not have completely paraphrased the articles, but I cite the …

Business-Appropriate Dress

It can be challenging to express yourself in the workplace as a #FemmeBoss. We still live in a society that highly criticizes women for being who they are. We also tend to pick on women for not choosing the right clothing for work even though the standard has been based off what the workplace considers …

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