The Shopping Cart Theory Is Ableism

The Shopping Cart Theory has been floating around the internet and social media. There is a theory that a shopping cart/trolley can determine your character and whether a person can self-govern. The theory says that, because there is no reward or mandate or punishment for returning carts, people who return the cart to the corral … Continue reading The Shopping Cart Theory Is Ableism

My Love For Hexennacht

By: Dani Kessel Today is a holiday, sentimental to me, which folks sadly won’t be able to celebrate this year. (Curse you, COVID-19!)  Hexennacht falls on April 30th of every year.  It translates into English as “Witches’ Night.” The eve of May Day symbolizes the banishing of Winter and welcoming of Spring. Witches would traditionally … Continue reading My Love For Hexennacht

25 Affirmations to Get You Through a Hard Time

Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel Life is hard. It just is. I’m not going to sugar coat it. I won’t pretend things are all okay when that’s just not the truth. Sometimes, I have to tell myself positive affirmations to keep me going. In case you’re struggling and need to hear those … Continue reading 25 Affirmations to Get You Through a Hard Time

“What’s On Your Walls?” (With Photos!)

Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel When I grew up, I wasn’t allowed to hang things on the walls. The military base housing wouldn’t allow it. Ever since getting married and moving into an apartment, I have enjoyed covering the walls with things expressing who I am as a person. (My partner isn’t … Continue reading “What’s On Your Walls?” (With Photos!)

My Quiet-Time Routine (Non-Faith-Based)

Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel Recently, Sam wrote a fantastic article on Love, Geeky Girl discussing the way that she spends her quiet time. I loved reading about the way she centers herself, and it inspired me to write about the way I spend my quiet time. This article will be different … Continue reading My Quiet-Time Routine (Non-Faith-Based)

Lipstick Comparison: Maybelline Color Sensational VS. Rimmel London Lasting Finish By Kate

Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel Hello everybody! Makeup isn’t something I wear often. I’ve actually done makeup design for theatre, events, and occasional nights on the town though. When I put it on, my signature look is a light smoky eye and a bold lip color. I usually go for red. It’s … Continue reading Lipstick Comparison: Maybelline Color Sensational VS. Rimmel London Lasting Finish By Kate

Inspiring Girls: Claudette Colvin

Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel In honor of Women’s History Month, I want to write posts recognizing noteworthy, inspirational girls and women from both the past and present. These folks deserve attention/name recognition any time of the year, but Women’s History Month allows me to spotlight them in a time where more … Continue reading Inspiring Girls: Claudette Colvin

Why We All Needed "The Next Right Thing" in Frozen 2

Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel [Disclaimer: This article discusses mental health topics. I am not a mental health professional. I do not claim to be an expert. All my writing on mental health topics is based on my own education, my personal experience, researching the topics, reading studies, and fact-checking. I can … Continue reading Why We All Needed "The Next Right Thing" in Frozen 2

Inspiring Women: Marie Curie

Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel In honor of Women’s History Month, I want to write posts recognizing noteworthy, inspirational girls and women from both the past and present. These folks deserve attention/name recognition any time of the year, but Women’s History Month allows me to spotlight them in a time where more … Continue reading Inspiring Women: Marie Curie

Adulting Is Stressful. Let's Be Kids Again!!!

Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel Life is overwhelming. Our day to day routine can leave us with little opportunity to truly relax. Errands feel more like a chore than anything else. Finances and budgeting give us headaches. Sometimes, we really just need a break from the daily stresses of being an adult. … Continue reading Adulting Is Stressful. Let's Be Kids Again!!!