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The Mindful Pessimist: Counting My Miseries (and how it could be worse)

I have never been good at counting my blessings; I’m far too negative for that. Those chipper, upbeat people on my Facebook feed (how did I even get these friends?) are constantly posting positive, life-affirming sayings, and it takes a great deal of will power on my part to not refute each and every one as oversimplifying, sugar coating or self-aggrandizing the true nature of our existence. 592 more words


A Candle In The Darkness (Inspiration)

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” – William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice.

It has been a heavy week for humanity. 61 more words


Pass the Tablet 2

Pass the Tablet 2

We simplify our meaning
We give up what we know
When everyone is crashing
We fight for what we owe

My world is such a mystery… 216 more words

Writing Exercise

Search term sketchiness

I admit to being kinda bummed out that I never have any interesting stories to share about search terms used within the blog. Edith Bunker has been the most unusual one. 144 more words



Isn’t it strange how we deal with our fears?

I just woke from a horrible dream. In this dream I was a kid again I think because I was riding a bike through town. 889 more words

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not productive

So I tried to set a goal for myself as far as designing stationery is concerned, but I keep hitting all kinds of walls. I can’t think straight, I can’t focus, and I certainly can’t seem to work, so I think I should just start fresh tomorrow. 165 more words

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In Defense of the Sad Girl

While I do not owe anyone an explanation for my work, I would like to clarify a few things. First and foremost, my intent with… 979 more words

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