I had a crisis of identity and it can happen to you too!

I’ve had the pleasure of experiencing an amazing career, with many high highs and nearly as many low lows. It ...
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Man, Rejection, and Heartbreak

Guys, we all know the hardest thing for us to do is to admit when we hurt. Especially when it ...
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A Reflection on the Ocean

I have a lot going on. I say that not as a complaint, but as a preface for the below ...
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Being valued for being you.

I remember being young and wishing my classmates liked my ideas. I was not a popular girl, but I was ...
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/ career, Melissa Rafalko, transition

Struggle Leads to Strength

I got up from the couch and walked over to the dining room table. After grabbing a pen and a ...
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No Carnations For Carl

My life hostage’s uncle passed away last month. This was the first time we’ve dealt with a family death as ...
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/ loss, Rachel Olszewski, relationships

“How lucky I was to have known someone it was so hard to say goodbye to”

Woke up this morning and realized my friend was really gone. Not sure how to describe losing a good friend ...
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/ Donna Reboletti, loss

Appreciate All Life Has to Offer

It was an overcast May day with a piercing chill in the air.  I gazed out at a jumble of ...
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Leave Your Mark on The World

What mark do you wish to leave on this world? What kind of person do you aspire to be? Being ...
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/ empowerment, growth, Molly Spence

Walking the path of beautiful imperfections

Are you one of those expecting the unexpected in life? Are you making any plans to see the next solar ...
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Invisibility at its finest

Diagnosis: a chronic invisible disease discovered after a 9 inch small bowel resection and appendectomy. Age: 18 Treatment plan: immunosuppresants ...
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/ perspective, positive mindset

Block the Nonsense and Always Choose Kind

Many times when I’m watching television or a movie, in church listening to a homily, or reading an article from ...
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