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Empathy > Pity

I hate to admit it, but there are a lot of reasons that a person could pity me. I’m a survivor of domestic abuse, have experienced more sexual assaults than I care to count, used to have depression and I have symptoms of PTSD (which aren’t severe enough for a diagnosis). 122 more words

Sexual Assault

TED Thursday: Beautiful Misfit

Every Thursday I will be choosing and posting a TED Talk that I think should be shared with you. I will not go at length about the benefits of it; they speak for themselves! 132 more words

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The Happiness Experiment

I’ve been teaching General Psychology for 4 years and at least 20 times at last count. I’m on autopilot, to the point where I refuse to teach anything else anymore because I just want to show up, do my routine and collect a paycheck. 605 more words

Life Lessons

...and then the sun came out

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
― Albert Camus

As you saw in Wednesday’s post (which if you haven’t read is 

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TED Thursday: Experience Stress Differently

Every Thursday I will be choosing and posting a TED Talk that I think should be shared with you. I will not go at length about the benefits of it; they speak for themselves! 142 more words

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Book Review by Karen Robinson - "Wired to Create" Authors Scott Barry Kaufman and Carolyn Gregorie

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INTRODUCTION

I have to confess, I am not and have not ever been a big reader.  950 more words

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