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What people don't understand about Peaches Geldof and addiction

The coroner’s verdict is in: Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose. This tragedy has left two young sons without a mother and an entire extended family without the woman described by her father as “the wildest, funniest, cleverest, wittiest, and the most bonkers of all of us.” 690 more words


I've been burdened with blame, trapped in the past for too long. I'm moving on.

My whole life, I’ve sat here and blamed my past for why I am as “emotionally unstable” as I am.  It’s way easier to blame everyone else than owning up to… 796 more words


The Race 

The past haunts me. Running from who I was, determine not to suffer anymore defeat, I partake in a race of perseverance from my distant memories. 208 more words


Wake Me Up

Daily Prompt Musical Marker We all have songs that remind us of specific periods and events in our lives. Twenty years from now, which song will remind you of the summer of 2014? 1,102 more words

Daily Writing Challenge

Loving Arms

As a child my mothers arms had therapeutic powers.  It was her gentle touch that calmed my fears, eased my worries,  wiped away my tears and be stilled my aching heart; no matter the hurt my mothers arms held the cure.   348 more words


Scientists discover a novel opiate addiction switch in the brain

Opiate addiction is largely controlled by the formation of powerful reward memories.

Neuroscientists at Western University (London, Canada) have made a remarkable new discovery revealing the underlying molecular process by which opiate addiction develops in the brain. 234 more words



I used to be the happy child throughout all of my childhood,( last I could remember was until grade 7th ).. But there was always certain amount of loneliness in my life. 552 more words