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Understanding

Trying to understand others, especially when they are cruel to you, is so very hard. I’m not good at it. I would rather write a list of all of their wrongs and recite it at the top of my lungs … Continue reading

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Write It Out

When I’m really stressed out, I tend to wake up in the middle of the night. I’ve tried different strategies to fall asleep, but I think writing has been most helpful. My anxiety has the ability to make the most … Continue reading

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30 Day Challenge

Today is the last day! I never would have thought that I would be able to complete 40 situps, 100 crunches, and 100 squats. But persisting through the challenge, I became stronger and each passing day was easier. I feel … Continue reading

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Me Time

  I often run myself to the brink of exhaustion with different activities. I am always seeing people, going places, doing things. I often leave no time for myself. With the recent struggles my family has been facing because of … Continue reading

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Taboo Topics

We stare at each other. The conversation has screeched to a halt. Somewhere between the question, “How is your dad doing?” and me recounting the endless antics of his bipolar, we both got very uncomfortable. I think society has conditioned … Continue reading

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Choosing Happiness

As I sit perched on my sister’s bed, lightly tapping away on my laptop, I listen to Ella’s voice crooning over a warm vinyl and I feel at peace. “Moonlight in Vermont….” Louis’ raspy voice comes over now… The soft … Continue reading

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Hoy Hoy Buloy

I had no idea what to expect. I wasn’t sure if this would be a date or just a friends get-together. The restaurant, with its changing color lights and techno music, made me feel like we were in an unopened … Continue reading

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