Tips and tricks for calming your nerves and engaging your audience.
On learning the importance of speaking up IRL.
The new moon on May 25 wants you to express yourself.
The instinct to care is worth preserving.
When bad relationships offer a false sense of security, letting go of them feels like waking up.
Because you’re not a doormat, but a FULL HUMAN BEING.
About speaking up in class.
Ambivalent at Pride, and being called “too extreme for an Asian girl.”
If something on your plate is wrong: Say something!
Don’t worry if you can’t find the words right away—courage comes in many forms.
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