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The Intoxication Of Silence

Maybe, we have become deafened by the sounds in our heads, the constant influx of information that runs through our minds. Or maybe, it's the amount of sound, so much ...
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How My Medical Condition Has Enhanced My Life

Being born with any medical condition or physical abnormality can be difficult for both the child and the parent. Being born with an incredibly rare condition, though, makes life even ...
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What Being A ‘Nice Guy’ Really Means

I remember dating someone and they said, “What have you written about him?” I answered, “Nothing.” My answer was honest. I had not written about him in my journal because ...
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How Failing Showed Me How Strong I Am

The word “failure” has always lingered in my head. It’s always been such a negative word for me, and after I failed at anything, I used to sink into a ...
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Love Letdown

I haven’t been to church regularly in over fifteen years. Let me tell you why. In college, I took a literary journalism class with an awe-inspiring professor. Our project for ...
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How Losing You Showed Me How Strong I Am

It's been months since I've shed a single tear over you, which is something I should've never done to begin with. I realized that you were the crab that was pulling ...
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I Am More Than My Mental Illness

The world can often be a cruel and judgmental place. We often allow misconceptions and strong, inaccurate opinions to pass as factual information. We constantly question others' actions and motives, ...
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Luck, Karma, or Blessed?

Thanks to my guardian angel, I am blessed.  Last week, my niece and I were driving to school to pick up her 5-year-old daughter. There was a center median between ...
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What’s In My ‘Pot Of Gold’ This St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day is by far my favorite holiday of the year. I love that everyone dresses in green, and you can eat as many lucky charms as you want ...
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