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Failure is terrifying, but what’s more terrifying is the inability to face it. As a university student, I experience the mental and physical exhaustion that comes for free with the tuition. 213 more words


Shame, Guilt, Regret

Why did Peter deny His Friend?

Psalm 1 says, “How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor… 506 more words

Spiritual Journey

Video Wednesdays: A gentler philosophy of success (and failure)

Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure — and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. Is success always earned? Is failure?

28 (Last night)

Last night, I tested to become a white belt (first rank) in Aikido (a Japanese defense-focused martial art). I wasn’t nervous until I got out in front of everyone– testing beside two others. 515 more words

Reclaiming Self: A reflection on doomed romance (or, You Do You... Imma Do Me)

Breakups tend to shake things up.

For me, there is a ritual that takes place after. First, I purge every momento, gift or reminder of the person. 744 more words


Sluggish Cognitive Tempo

It’s not the children who have this (non)disorder. It’s the psychiatrist who wants to make it a disorder who has it.

As a dissenter notes (emphasis in original article): 37 more words


Why Your Business Will Fail... and What to do About It

It’s not a huge secret that 9 out of 10 businesses fail.

Mind boggling that out of every 100 people who decided to take the… 547 more words