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Why you always lying…. to yourself?!

Why you always lying…. to yourself?!

Reading Time: 6 minutesYes, I start to hear the little jingle in my head too, “Why you always lying, always f*cking lying”. The truth is I lie a lot – to myself out of fear. In the last couple of weeks, I’ve been talking to my wise friends about […]

Your feelings are valid, and this is how I learned the hard way…

Your feelings are valid, and this is how I learned the hard way…

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs a society, we often put on a face. We are told to be happy and constantly telling ourselves ” happy”.  We’re thrown millions of advertisements and messages trying to tells us we need happiness. Yes, that’s great, we are deserving of happiness BUT to […]

How I love, celebrate, and hold the United States of America accountable on Independence Day

How I love, celebrate, and hold the United States of America accountable on Independence Day

Reading Time: 5 minutesI have traveled to 25 countries so far and in the last couple of years, I have not spent many of them in the USA . This year I will be and has me reflecting. Being a citizen of this nation and having been born […]

8 Productivity Lifehacks for ADHD & anxious people

8 Productivity Lifehacks for ADHD & anxious people

Reading Time: 4 minutesThis is basically a guide for myself that I wish someone would have just given me rather than having to go through trial and error, weekly therapy, and testing of medications to deal with anxiety and ADHD. My career requires me to be on my […]

6 Books to give you the confidence of a mediocre white man.

6 Books to give you the confidence of a mediocre white man.

Reading Time: 6 minutesHere is the thing, trying to survive in capitalist and consumerist America means having a survivor mentality just barely to stay alive and maybe even attempt to thrive. Thus adopting the confidence of a mediocre white man that became my mantra created by Sarah Hagi. […]

Meet Monica : A Professional Hypewoman

Meet Monica : A Professional Hypewoman

Reading Time: 2 minutesOn Basic Brown Nerds episode 8, we are introducing Basic Brown Nerds to Monica! So who is Monica? Monica (she/her/hers) is an undocumented DACA recipient and works as a social worker in Sacramento, CA. She loves to travel and write/rant about social justice on and off […]

KAATERSKILLS FALLS HIKING MEETUP- May 20th, 2018

KAATERSKILLS FALLS HIKING MEETUP- May 20th, 2018

Reading Time: 1 minuteLatinas Who Hike has teamed up with Latinx Project & Part Time Exploradora for a hike in Kaaterskills Falls in Hunter, NY for Sunday, May 20 at  9:30 AM Please arrive no later than 9:15 AM so we can begin promptly and to ensure a spot on the trail. […]

How we’re Setting Boundaries

How we’re Setting Boundaries

Reading Time: 2 minutesDo you have trouble setting Boundaries? I definitely do, and on Basic Brown Nerds podcast we’re talking about it! We talk about how we try to and the importance of setting those with family, friends, and even strangers. Especially how we’ve had to learn this growing up as […]

5 Tips and Hacks to Online Shopping

5 Tips and Hacks to Online Shopping

Reading Time: 3 minutesSo I am probably one of the cheapest people you’ll ever meet! I hate buying things, but when I do  I make sure I’m paying the least.  I do my research when online shopping and this are my life hacks. Let me just say, food […]

Check your everyday prejudices.

Check your everyday prejudices.

Reading Time: 3 minutesThere are simple questions to ask yourself to check your unconscious bias and prejudices, but they are difficult and uncomfortable to answer. How are you unlearning? How are you checking your prejudices? What are you working on unlearning now? The truth is as ‘woke’ as […]