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In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Envelope Pushers.”

My first strip to a psychologists office was when I was 8 years of age. My defiance was more about fear than because I had any real understanding what was needed of me – or what I needed from them.

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Acceptance

Caveat Emptor: Does advertising contribute to our indifference to things that can hurt us?

What are you scared of?

In Eula Biss’s new book, On Immunity: An Innoculation she writes about fears, rational and otherwise, associated with vaccinating ourselves against terrible diseases. 449 more words

Detox

You can tell a lot about a person just by how they talk,
See more when you have less to limit your thoughts.
How slow is a person who’s perception is a blurr. 93 more words

Vanity: Ann Coulter’s Quest for Glory

Ann Coulter – a “conservative icon” whose words and controversies make headlines around the world – glories in having the distinction of being “the most hated woman in America” 5,887 more words

Looking For A Challenge? It's Soberistas31 Time Again!

By the time I hit my teens, alcohol and rebellion were inextricably linked in my mind. Without a shadow of a doubt, I held fast to the notion that there was no better way to express my desire to shirk convention and rebuff authority than to drink excessive amounts as frequently as possible. 688 more words

Lucy's Page

Another life wasted because of drug addiction...

My sister Chris was at her wit’s end.                               Sherry, her daughter, had been picked up for possession of illegal narcotics, and was being detained at the sheriffs station. 1,602 more words

Family