Jasmin's Jargon

Jasmin Singer
Jasmin's Jargon will cover topics including writing, editing, veganism, activism, food, body image, time-management, my dogs and cat, and my unending journey to calming down.
Created 13 Mar 2021
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  • To My Friend Who Isn't Gentle Enough With Herself
    08 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    To my friend who isn’t gentle enough with herself: I hear you. I get that it’s hard-to-impossible to “adult” sometimes, even when we are bonafide adults—sometimes for decades already. I realize that l...
  • The Opposite of Honoring Yourself is Not Necessarily Dishonoring
    02 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Forgive me as I speak vaguely about something going on personally for a moment. I promise you that it will become clear soon enough. Without getting into specifics just yet, let’s just say that in the...
  • You Can Have Both Compassion and Boundaries
    25 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    Healthy boundaries have been on my mind lately. How do we develop them? Maintain them? Shift them, when we need to? I was recently speaking with someone I know well, who I will fictitiously name Toni ...
  • Calling Someone "Bossy" is Anti-Feminist
    13 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 3 5
    Bossy. Intense. Loud. Too much. Demanding. Strong. Relentless. The list goes on and on. And though it makes me sad (and slightly embarrassed) to say this, I’ve been called several of those things. I b...
  • Fall is the Perfect Time to Radically Let Go
    04 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    Fall is my favorite season. Just to prove my point and also be cliche, I’m sipping a pumpkin latte as I write this (in case you’re curious: my winning combo is the pumpkin coffee beans from TJ’s + fro...
  • I Survived Yesterday's Sunday Anxiety
    28 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    I have a close friend who frequently confides in me that she suffers from the Sunday Blues. Or Sunday Anxiety. Or, just, The Sundays. Though anxiety is admittedly something I struggle with all the day...
  • Sometimes, You Lose Your Balance
    21 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    I had my first bout of vertigo this past weekend, and it was a pretty severe case. I know now that it was likely BPPV, four nasty letters I hadn’t given much thought to before this past wretched weeke...
  • How to Not Just Preach to the Choir
    14 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    One thing that’s been rattling around in my head lately is how we (“we” as in authors and public speakers) can reach into other communities with our message (“our message” as in our articles, our book...
  • I Took a Staycation and Here's How it Changed Me
    07 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    In case you have been wondering where I have been, I have been on vacation … at home! I forced myself to take a staycation last week (hence, no newsletter), unplugging for the most part from everythin...
  • Don’t Feel You Have to be an Expert to Speak Up
    23 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Yesterday, I gave a workshop along with Mariann Sullivan on Animal Rights and Animal Law 101. We presented it for Main Street Vegan Academy, led by the dynamic multihyphenate, Victoria Moran. We’ve pr...
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