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Spiritual Winter

We are reborn many times throughout our lives. With each New Year we grow and change, becoming more than we were. Time and experience alter us physically, mentally and spiritually. 662 more words

Emotion

Flurry of Silence

Winters day

the north wind blows

Flake by flake

the building snow

Gentle layer

upon layer grows

A silent world

that no one knows

Minute by minute… 74 more words

Poetry

The promise within Winter

(I know it’s Spring as I’m posting this, but for people who suffer mental health issues life often feels more like Winter. For me, the trick has been learning to find beauty and the promise of hope no matter what the season–even if that season happens to be a very long and bitter Winter.) 128 more words

Mental Health

The incredible isolation of North Korea — In one map

North Korea is often referred to as “The Hermit Kingdom” in the west — and one map demonstrates why.

The website MarineTraffic displays live data of cargo ships over 299 gross tonnage, and while South Korean ports of Incheon, Busan, and Ulsan are bustling with activity, shipboard cargo movement in the North barely registers, despite the country  174 more words

Business Insider

A Book Review

Late last night I finished a wonderful little novel, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.  I connected with the setting of the small independent bookstore, Island Books, and the cast of flawed characters that love reading and writing.   320 more words

Essays

Asking for Help #2

Rrrg. Asking or help is almost impossible. It can be embarrassing, scary, hopeful – overwhelmingly emotional. I don’t know about you, but I spend most of my time during depressive episodes trying… 267 more words

trying this new thing

called “finding someone that likes me back”,

its a lot lonelier than you know