Katie Simpson

Katie Simpson


Katie is a writer, photographer, and part-time cat lady. Opinionated on lots of issues, passionate aout helping others find their creative voice. You can find more of her work at thehonestcreative.com

Katie Simpson Articles

This guy? Insecure.

Why It's Really Not About You, It's Them (And Their Ego)

Easier said than done, and the statement is true: people are often very selfish or self-centered. They do things to prop themselves up or feel better about themselves. If we can take the time to step back, see that what’s going on isn’t about us. It’s really about them and their ego.

Talk about it.

5 Tips For Dating If You Have Mental Illness

A part of me gets it. If you’ve never had any mental illness, who wants to date a crazy person? Many people think of mental illness in extremes and stereotypes, i.e., depressed people never get out of bed or those with OCD will never leave the bathroom.

"Oh, would you like me to move? Too bad."

5 Reasons Cats Are Self-Care Gurus

Yet cats are more than awesome companions: By nature, they show many great self-care tips, especially for women.

We're not trying to take Christmas away, OK?

3 Things Non-Christians Wish Christians Would Remember During The Holidays

What about the almost 30% of Americans who aren’t Christian? Speaking as a Jew, it can be an awkward time, especially with school concerts, holiday parties, and all the ways Christmas permeates December.

It’s time we get our facts straight. Image: Thinkstock.

8 Myths About Sexual Assault That Everyone Needs To Ditch

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. Unfortunately, you probably know someone who has been sexually assaulted. 1 out of 6 American women are survivors of attempted or completed rape. It’s not just women: 1 out of 33 men are survivors as well.

Don't let this happen to you.

Why It’s Essential To Learn How To Communicate While Dating 

I went on a date last week. We had drinks, we chatted — an overall good night. At the end he asked me, “Do you want to go somewhere?” I said “sure,” thinking it was just a walk.