Alexandria's Words


Mental Health

External Validation Pushes the Collective Forward

We tell people what not to say to each other, what not to declare, and what not to express as a means to be polite, to be agreeable, to avoid rustling feathers, and to altruistically …

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Don't Mind Your Business – Part 2

*Disclaimer: I quote people in this blog that use the terms "prostitute" and "hooker". These terms are offensive, harmful, and archaic and we should instead use the terms: "sex worker" or "full-service sex worker". …

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You Do Not Exist For The Comfort & Convenience of Others

Being selfish means having a lack of concern for people and their needs and concerns and choosing to put your personal pleasure and profit above all else. Being self-serving means choosing to put your personal …

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You Don’t Need To Be Fully Healed To Help Others — You Just Need To Be One Step Ahead

A dangerous form of insecurity and imposter syndrome that thwarts our endless potential to abundantly help, support, and serve others is the false belief that we don’t possess the skills necessary to do so because …

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Why We Should Stop Using the Word “Humble”

Humility doesn’t mean what we think it means. Generally, we think it means selfless and wise. What it really means is modest and submissive, two principles that reduce one’s worth and value, especially …

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Trauma Bonds Tether Us To Unending Anguish: Sever Them by Pledging Allegiance To Yourself

Emotional trauma is multilayered — it’s aggressive, manipulative, and sneaky. And with regards to the sly nature of psychological abuse, it will support survivors to know they may still actually be connected to their …

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I’m Highly Sensitive, Not Highly Fragile

I’m astute, perceptive, & empathic — not weak, irrational, & neurotic.

A highly sensitive person (HSP) is someone who possesses an acutely sensitive nervous system due to a genetic and physiological trait called Sensory Processing …

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Mental Health

Most of Us are NOT Doing Our Best – We're Doing Our Most Convenient

The common phrase I hear and see many people preaching that everyone is “doing their best” is simply not true; that narrative is wack and wrong because the immense amount of complacency and avoidance that …

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"People Will Do Almost Anything to Not Feel Pain"

How relatable is this teaching from Queen B? 

Do you feel this? Because MY GOODNESS this is REAL.

It's real that we experience this on both the giving and receiving end of confrontation and accountability. …

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