4 Ways The Sims Helps My Mental Health Tremendously

4 Ways The Sims Helps My Mental Health Tremendously

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CONTENT WARNING: This post mentions self-harm and suicidal thoughts.

For some reason there is still a huge misconception that video games are bad for you. They make you violent. You’re irresponsible and lazy if you play them. For me, that is the complete opposite.

Playing video games makes me forget my problems associated with my mental health. They calm my anxiety. They distract me from my depression. You can read more about how they help me here.

I got my first computer when I was 7 or 8. Ever since then, I’ve played The Sims. And even though I’ve played many games in my life, I’ll always consider Sims to be one of my favorite games of all time.

I own The Sims: Complete Collection, every Sims 2 expansion pack and 4 stuff packs, and the first Sims 3 game. I also have all The Sims games for PlayStation 2.

I’m looking to eventually get all the stuff packs from Sims 2 to complete the collection, as well as The Sims 3 and Sims 4 games and the other spin-offs in the future. Even though the first two series will always be my favorites!

As I’ve recently picked back up playing Sims, I found these 4 ways The Sims helps my mental health.

5 Simple, Yet Important Rules for Fighting Fair in Your Relationship

5 Simple, Yet Important Rules for Fighting Fair in Your Relationship

I think learning to fight fair has been one of the hardest things for me and my boyfriend. We both grew up in very argumentative environments, so we were so accustomed to the way we were doing things.

But being in love is a daily choice. And the longer I’ve been with my boyfriend, the more true those words become. You have to constantly adapt and grow as a person as your love evolves and goes through the seasons.

With that said, here are 5 simple, yet important rules for fighting fair in your relationship:

My Phone Bill is Always Under $30 with Ting – Receive $25 OFF Your First Bill with My Link!

My Phone Bill is Always Under $30 with Ting - Receive $25 OFF Your First Bill with My Link!

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A couple years ago, I started to research to find the most affordable phone company. I felt like I was spending way more on my phone bill each month than necessary. Turns out, I was spending way more than necessary.

I began to see just how low my phone bill could be. I first discovered Republic Wireless, and it seemed like the winner. At least, that was until I began to dive deeper. I discovered that so many brands of phones can not be used with it, including iPhone!

Luckily, I soon discovered Ting, where I now pay under $30 every month for my phone bill. (If you sign up through my link, you’ll receive $25 OFF your first bill!)

10 Ways to Treat Yourself for Absolutely No Money at All

10 Ways to Treat Yourself for Absolutely No Money at All

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Ahh yes…another post about self-care. Cause why not. We all deserve to take care of ourselves.

As the saying goes, the best things in life are free. I truly believe the best way to refresh and treat yourself is by focusing on the present moment, being mindful. and enjoying time with just yourself.

Read below for my 10 ways to treat yourself for absolutely no money at all!

June Monthly Wrap-Up: Life Updates, Favorites & Blog Stats

June Monthly Wrap-Up: Life Updates, Favorites & Blog Stats

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Wow. Another month went by at lightening speed. How is June over already? And more importantly, how the heck is 2017 already more than half over?!

June was a big ole bag of emotions. So much has happened in my life this month, both good and absolutely terrible.

In my June Monthly Wrap-Wrap, I talk about my life updates. as well as what I’ve been loving. I’ve also included my blog stats this month to show you that you too can earn money online!