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I'm a Burden

I feel like a burden to society. What will I get out of the path I’m on now? Thanksgiving is tomorrow, but I’m not really into the celebrating kind of mood. 74 more words

My Life

Euro Stories: The L Word

“I didn’t feel sad or happy. I didn’t feel proud or ashamed. I only felt that in spite of all the things I’d done wrong, in getting myself here, I’d done right.” 1,567 more words

I Wrote This

Everyone wants to hold the white babies.

Since being back home, in order to keep myself pre-occupied before NYSC, I’ve been volunteering in the orphanage nearby. I help the kids with their homework. 731 more words

Deeper Thoughts

Self-Esteem and Cherry Blossoms

Photo credit: WindyLife@deviantART

I’m currently reading a book entitled “The Buddha and the Borderline” by Kiera Van Gelder. It tells the story of one woman’s struggles with borderline personality disorder (BPD) symptoms for years before having it properly diagnosed, and her use of dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and Zen Buddhism to recover. 556 more words

Getting Better

An Open Letter to 15 Year Old Me

Upon further review, I probably should have done something Thanksgiving-y, but too late.

Dear 15 Year Old Nance’,

First off, enough with that emo nonsense you call music. 821 more words

Jon Kabat Zinn Guided Meditation

Before you begin your journey, this Thanksgiving, take 20 minutes to listen to a guided mediation. Note: There is some moments of silence, just be patient and continue your meditation. 13 more words