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Nothing is Absolute

Originally posted on Nothing is Absolute:
“Nothing is absolute, everything changes, everything moves, everything revolutionizes, all flies and goes.” This is life. Nothing is ever constant, relationships, people, and most importantly who you are is infinitely changing. This quote from my favorite artist, Frida Kahlo, brings me back to my college days, studying philosophy. You… Continue reading

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Not A Pretty Girl

Originally posted on going outwords & inwords:
Inspired by an Ani Difranco song that I’ve refashioned and have been playing & singing lately on the guitar, here are some of the ways my “I am not a pretty girl, that is not what I do” expresses itself: I wear the same basic outfit every day:… Continue reading

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Unlock the cage with consistent action and habits

Originally posted on Anxious-Ambition.com:
Aristotle said: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” I’m unsure if it’s possible, in words, to describe just how important these words are to me. This philosophy; this belief that skills, thoughts, beliefs, habits, personality even, can be changed/altered/grown (or discarded) with… Continue reading

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Live for you, not for others

Originally posted on LIFE, LOVE, LESSONS :
Get your cup of coffee in hand, it’s story time. I’ve lived a very complex life, not hard but also not a bed of roses. All my life I’ve been the “perfect kid”. I’m 23 by the way. I don’t party, don’t drink and smoke. Don’t do much risk… Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Mental Health… and Let’s Also Listen

Originally posted on Sound Mind:
In the wake of Blue Monday on January 15th, Hi, How Are You? Day on the 22nd, and the #BellLetsTalk campaign on the 30th, I have been thinking about how to engage more deeply in our mental health conversation this month, and throughout the rest of the year. I try… Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Unhappiness

Originally posted on Reflections by Doc Arnett:
Sometimes it occurs to me that the real issue in most, perhaps all, of my disappointments is a misinterpretation of what life is about. More specifically, about what my life is about. God’s plan for me is not about my gratification, my achievement or my happiness; it is… Continue reading

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Highly Sensitive Person

A highly sensitive person is someone who “experiences acute physical, mental, or emotional responses to stimuli.”
https://thebipolarwriter.blog/2019/03/11/being-a-highly-sensitive-person
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When Depression Makes You Feel Helpless

Originally posted on The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog:
Depressed & Alone My last depression cycle, which started in January and didn’t end until late February. Despite the feelings that I had to deal with during the cycle, coming out of the fog has really helped me reflect on my feelings during this turbulent time.… Continue reading

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Unpopular Opinion: Watching TV is bad for you

Originally posted on PhilippaClaire:
I know what you’re thinking: here comes the lecture, telling us what we already know but don’t want to listen to. Well, this is coming from someone who STILL spends all of their time watching TV. No judgement, no lecture, just what I’ve noticed in my own personal experience. via Pixbay.com… Continue reading

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The Most Common Excuse

Originally posted on Defining Yellow:
“I don’t have time” – Everyone As much as we might hope or expect it to, life is not going to slow down so you can finally start your project, finish your book, take that trip or get some alone time. We all have the same amount of time in the… Continue reading

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