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The Anti-Bacon: When Your Thoughts Punish You for Not Knowing All the Answers

I always used to think there was a specific formula for making friends. Introduction + Small Talk + Wit + Knowledge + Funny Mannerisms + Making People Laugh Until They Pee = BFFs. I spent so much time obsessing over the phenomena of establishing friendships, because quite frankly, I sucked at it. Even when I…

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You’re Not Crazy: Don’t Be Afraid to Believe What Your Bacon is Telling You

Let’s talk about crazy. I’m not talking about let’s-get-naked-and-skid-across-a-sandpaper-slide-to-see-how-badly-it-burns type of crazy. Rather, I’m talking about the type of crazy we convince ourselves is normal to the point where we believe that we are the crazy ones for even doubting it. The kind that makes us doubt our inner bacon (i.e. your true, unadulterated self)…

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Put Your Damn Socks Away! How Low Bacon-Esteem Makes You Irritable

When I was in college, I spent most of my time isolated in the basement apartment of my boyfriend’s house. I had no friends, was working four jobs, and was holding myself to unrealistic expectations with my studies.  As you can imagine, my self-esteem was at an all-time low. However, I was in classic denial.…

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