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Keeping a Journal 4: Why A Journal Is Important for Me

Journal writing is an important part of my life. Not many days go by without my writing something – whether it’s a short note or, as it usually is, several pages. 791 more words

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On Depression: Don't Judge Someone Else's Pain

I remember sitting in my counselors office and being told I had situational depression. Part of me was relieved that someone understood what I was going through, but the other part of me was bewildered. 1,255 more words


Shoes: The Window to the Soul?

You can tell a lot about a person by his/her shoes. Yes, it’s a snap judgment, a tiny thumbnail of a much more complex picture of heart, mind, and soul.   756 more words

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Living on a Budget: AKA That Cost How Much????

I was standing in the grocery store with my boyfriend last week waiting for him to choose some ice cream. At this point, I was still unemployed and buying food was one of the most stressful things we had to do. 690 more words


A Bitcher, Not A Doer

A lot of times I can be a big fat bitch. And I mean that figuratively, because I’m a very small girl, and by small I mean short. 938 more words


Keeping a Journal 3: Why Would You?

My entries in this series on keeping a journal so far are: What Is A Journal? and My Journal.
What I’d like to consider now is the question, ‘why would you keep a journal?”
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“Invisible threads are the strongest ties.”–Friedrich Nietzsche

After years of working, dreaming, planning, and hoping, I’ve finally reached the crossroads of my life. Almost twenty-five years ago I walked into the Tampa Police Academy, young and idealistic—and I’ll admit, a little scared. 512 more words

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