Join me as I recount some of my favourite examples of Fallout using environment to show us the story, instead of just tell it.
My go-to outfits for autumn.
What I'll be cooking, doing, watching, making, and attending this fall.
The other day I was talking with my therapist about self-esteem. We talked about how to build up your own self-esteem, and how we deplete our own self-esteem. We also talked about how unbalanced those things usually are. We tend to load on the guilt when we make a mistake, but we are very shy … Continue reading 100 Achievements You Should Give Yourself More Credit For
One of the most bastardized terms online is the trigger. What is an actually legitimate mental health term referring to when someone who experienced trauma is reminded of that trauma by some kind of stimulus is now a meme about overly sensitive SJWs. "Triggered" is throw around all the time in a joke about some … Continue reading Real world trigger warnings
I'm not a very good cook. It's one the biggest things I struggle with in this whole adulthood thing actually. I have this problem where if I mess up a recipe, I take it as a personal offence on my ability to take care of myself. Oh, hypersensitivity, is there anything you don't take a … Continue reading My Favourite Go-To Recipes
Yes, you read that right. I'm actually writing a post about how to cook Kraft Dinner. The boxed macaroni and cheese with the powdered cheese and instructions on the box. However, I don't like the instructions on the box. They are unreliable. They create watery Kraft Dinner. They cause over cooked noodles. They are just … Continue reading How to make Kraft Dinner the right way
Many people can't remember specifics about their mental illness. Usually the story is that they've felt that way as long as they could remember, or if they can pinpoint a catalyst, they probably can't plot a perfect timeline of how the illness developed. It's fair enough. Often these things tend to sneak into our lives, … Continue reading The moment I knew I was “actually” depressed
So this year marks the 150th anniversary of Canada becoming a country. Hooray! I am a very proud Canadian, and I will be celebrating with vigor. But it's not without its controversy. Despite how we'd like it to be, Canada is not a perfect oasis for all people who are non-white, non-straight, and non-rich. We … Continue reading Happy 150 Canada! Here are 30 reasons I’m proud to be Canadian and 30 reasons we need to do better
As a woman online who is also interested in nerd culture, I often feel pretty unwelcome in some areas. My interest in comics is scrutinized, my love for video games isn't believed, and just because I only started watching Star Wars a couple of years ago, it must mean I'm not a ~real~ fan. And … Continue reading Things I almost didn’t allow myself to enjoy