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Sister to Sister: Planning a Schedule

I'm starting my second semester of college next week. Looking ahead, I have approximately 13 hours in class per week (plus however many hours of homework, class readings, practicing, studying, etc.), plus a 3-credit online course. I'm also working 10

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Sister to Sister: Living in the Moment

"You have to learn to live in the moment!"

Ever heard that phrase, or a variation? I know I have; it's one of those platitudes, valuable but overused, that is easy to deliver and hard to follow through on. It's all very well to tell someone to live i

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Sister to Sister: Reusable Menstrual Pads—the Hows

If you're coming here after reading my blog post of last month (Sister to Sister: Reusable Menstrual Pads—the Whats and Whys), then welcome back! If not, then you may wish to read that first (particularly if you're unfamiliar with the concept of reus

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Have you started your period (otherwise known as your menstrual cycle, "that time of the month," or any number of more creative names) yet? If you haven't, and if you're a biological girl within NMG's target age range, chances are you will at some po

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Sister to Sister: Expressing Emotions

One time or another, we’ve all felt happy, sad, excited, stressed, angry, curious, scared, embarrassed, or proud, as well as countless other emotions and combinations thereof. For better or worse, feelings are something we all experience constantly -

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Sister to Sister: Quality Time With Parents

May 13th is Mother's Day 2018 in the United States of America. Next month, on June 17th, we have Father's Day. On both of these days, many people go out of their way to do something special for or with their parents, whether giving them gifts, cookin

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What to do when people say passive-aggressive things, or do micro-aggressions?

Mathilde proposed this as a potential topic for a blog post (speaking of which—click here if any of you have ideas or suggestions of your own!), and I thought it was a gre

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Sister to Sister: Practice

"Practice makes perfect."

We hear that phrase again and again, from parents, teachers, peers. Yet we also hear the tried-and-true "nothing/nobody's perfect" - often as not, coming from the exact same people.

No matter who you are and what your intere

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Sister to Sister: A Day of Rest - Taking A Break

Many of you, like me, probably have busy lives, what with school, social life, extracurriculars, etc. Life itself is a lot to deal with. Sometimes it’s fun to have a lot to do; other times it can get stressful or overwhelming. There are various stres

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Sister to Sister: Shyness

I’ve always been pretty introverted. This manifests itself in different ways at different times – sometimes I’m relatively more socially engaged, sometimes less so. But it’s always there, just a part of my personality. Quiet. Reserved. Shy.

It’s not

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Sister to Sister: Volunteering

Is there something you’re passionate about? Do you like the feeling of being helpful? Want to try something new or open up opportunities?

My answers to most of the questions above are “yes”, and one thing I love doing - that tends to fill all of thes

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  • Thank you so much S2S and Mods <3 You do so much for our community
  • Thank you S2S and mods <3
  • Thank you S2S mentors and mods!! You make NMG amazing <33
  • This is really good advice! I would say the same thing.
  • I have gone through 2 sentences and are thinking "How does she know my life?" No joke 2 nights ago I was trying to bounce on the couh to touch the cealing. I totally didn't throw up afterwards ; I
    • Can you not use "she" pronouns because not all of us identify as girls sometimes/ever
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