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Divorce and Break-up: the differences in the path to recovery

When my sister first separated from her now ex-husband in 2009, she became a shell of her former self. All of this was understandable. Her trust had been betrayed. 644 more words

Spring cleaning

Spring has come with an embrace, certainly not a vengeance. Around our garden, well tended by Anne and Annie, many little green beings are poking their heads up to survey the scenery. 136 more words


No one else can play your part.

I can’t imagine a worse kind of grief than for someone you care about taking their life. The thoughts that would be racking your brain would be along the lines of: “What could I have done to prevent this. 338 more words

An audition tape leads to one of our most powerful talks of all time. And our first TED Book in print.

“Hi. My name is Zak Ebrahim and I’m the son of a convicted terrorist,” said a soft-spoken man in a checkered button-down shirt, sitting in your average white-walled room. 1,150 more words

TED Talks

Positivity Project Day 7

This is it. Today is the seventh and final day of The Positivity Project. What a great experiment. I am wholeheartedly willing to accept responsibility for some of the negativity in my life and also to acknowledge that I have the power to change it. 270 more words


Positivity Project Day 6

Positivity Project- Record 3 things I’m grateful for and 1 inspiring quote everyday for 7 days to promote a happier, more positive life.

Inspiring Quote: “Joy comes to us in ordinary moments. 72 more words


Youthful Misadventures

“The Worst of Them All”

After making the hasty decision to move out of the Coon Rapids apartment I shared with C I ended up moving into a duplex in Minneapolis near the U of M campus with a guy I’d just met. 969 more words

Inner Dialogue