This post is all about the nostalgia that some feel for the pandemic, especially in 2020. The post will begin by talking about this on TikTok, where the nostalgia is widespread. Then, it will discuss some of the causes of this nostalgia, including that nostalgia for the pandemic is anticipatory nostalgia, as well as the focus that there was on the community during the pandemic. Then I will discuss some of the positive and negative impacts concerning nostalgia for the lockdown, and regarding nostalgia in general.
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The Sad Girl
You know what sucks. Feeling upset, hurt or really just sad. Perhaps it has finally been made clear that the guy or girl who you were interested in did not really have the same feelings for you, perhaps you were unable to afford to see your favourite band play or perhaps one of your goodContinue reading “The Sad Girl”
Unrealistic Expectations in Relationships and Sex
This post is all about unrealistic expectations in relationships and sex. This especially concerns the impact of this on Gen Z and teenagers, who spend considerable periods of time on social media, and who are more gullible to being influenced by films and TV. I will also explain the root cause for why so many people have unrealistically high expectations, and I will talk about steps that can be taken to improve the situation.
Hello, so before I begin, I am just going to warn you all that this post is going to mention topics which may be triggering to some readers. These includes topics relating to childhood trauma and mental illness. Now while I am not going to go into depth, if you are likely to find content relating toContinue reading “Trauma Core”
Why you don’t have to be “That Girl”
Imagine this. You are in your late teens/early twenties, and for the first time in forever, you have a little bit of time for yourself. You may not know it, but you really do value this time. However, you do not have the energy or motivation to go for a walk, pick up a book or paint.Continue reading “Why you don’t have to be “That Girl””
Each month seems to resemble something doesn’t it. It is no longer just Christmas that gets spoken about, often more than three months leading up to december, while now it is not even enough that mothers day, Halloween and Valentines day are hugely celebrated, or rather commercialized. Instead, as many of you are aware, thereContinue reading “Rainbow Capitalism”
My Problem with Childrens Clothing
I am sure we have all seen slightly “grown up” children’s clothing. While it may seem rather inappropriate, it is also true that the market is only going to respond to what parents want. Nonetheless no one is going to want their children to be badly sexualised, therefore why does it happen so often?
Heard about what we know as positivity? You know, good vibes only and all that lark. Hang on, isn’t that toxic positivity? Could well be. It can include quotes, books and tips and of course it is not going to be good for anyone’s mental health…
Can you Be Gay if Ya Look Straight?
Often being part of the LGBT+ community can be associated with looking a certain way, acting a certain way. Or really being part of a particular culture.
But what is it about gay culture, including its history, which makes it so special and relevant today?
Is Cottage Core Racist
Lets face it, last year was hell. Therefore how many of us at one point didn’t want to run away to a place far away. Where we could live a far more simplified life???