Girls, You Don’t Have to Be Nice

I read the other day about the difference between being nice and being kind. Whereas kindness comes from a place of inner compassion, it can and should be taught, niceness may spring from a desire to please others, even if it’s at our own expense. I’m a naturally kind person, but I have to admit,…Continue readingGirls, You Don’t Have to Be Nice

What I’ve Learned From Minimalism

As a highly sensitive introvert, I’ve always felt like the world was too much. Noises were too much. Lights were too much. People were too much. Too loud or inquisitive, when all I wanted was to be left alone with my ideas. As a kid, I used to long for even more noise, either for…Continue readingWhat I’ve Learned From Minimalism