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19. The negative of the page

“FORM & ESSENCE” says my page of notes from the plane trip, “ULTIMATELY THE SAME BUT NECESSARILY DISTINCT.” This was in the last hour or so of flight, after an hour or so of sleeping, and an hour or so of sitting quietly, and an hour or two of writing in a little diary that Todd gave me for my seventeenth birthday, that’s turned into a travel diary almost exclusively. 173 more words

Pigeon Of Minerva

How to deal with any problem in your life in 3 steps

“Expect problems and eat them for breakfast” – Alfred A. Montapert

Everyone has had some problems at some point. Some of them broke us, and others made us stronger. 571 more words


What's it like to be the 'back-up friend'?

Have you ever had one of those days where you feel like the world hates you, no one is on your side and you have no friends (unless you count the bunch of non-existent ones you talk about to make you life seem more interesting)? 730 more words



I cringe every time I see this. It is a very simplistic view that I strongly believe sends the wrong message to our students. This sends the message that students should not expect success when they try something the first time. 292 more words


A Horrible Week

When it rains, it pours.  This week has been doing nothing but throwing problem after problem.  I just need to get this out of my system because I have no support. 928 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

Why it's Okay to Cry

For many people apologising for their negative emotions is an instinctive response. We are told from a young age that we shouldn’t cry or express anger and that is an incredibly damaging concept! 366 more words



This is very true for myself at the moment after giving  birth to 5 children and having to bury one of them and the 4 miscarriages in a row that I have had a negative test is all I want to see. 80 more words