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Reality-testing: Why mourning is so very hard and takes so very long.

Too often we are shocked by the excruciating pain of mourning. Mourning disrupts our lives in ways we never anticipate and takes longer than we thought possible. 251 more words

The Butterfly Effect

The white butterfly was sitting on the front walk as we went out for an evening picnic in the park. It was an unusually bright Wednesday. 1,235 more words


keeping the old

Third night in a row failing to fall asleep; it’s exhausting because I am actually tired. Last night (or this morning) I was in bed from 6-10AM and didn’t sleep a wink. 829 more words

Personal Life

volcanoes that belch ice


heat, air, flesh, viscera, flannel, poppy seeds, tin foil

Texture must necessarily be described through the invocation of other things. The finger traces along the wood, and the ridges of the wood interact with the whorls of the finger in such a way as to produce nerve reactions in the finger, shooting sense data to the owner of said finger, and allowing him to make inferences about said wood. 81 more words

Can't Stop, Won't Stop the Taylor Love

This post has been a long time coming. A couple of months ago I put up a status that shared my newfound delight at listening to Taylor Swift. 1,329 more words


Redirecting the Negative Inner Voice

Negative life events may be prime indicator many mental health issues.  They can affect people in different ways, but most many experience depression and anxiety. Rumination and self blame has been found to be an ineffective and even hurtful behavior.   424 more words