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The Perfection Trap

Standards. Expectations. Reputation. I’ve upheld each one of these throughout my life with such precise caution. Never letting my mask slip, never allowing disappointment to pursue. 611 more words

The Depression Dilemma

November Journaling Prompts!

It’s that time again!  Journaling Prompt time.  I am going to do something a little different this month.  I’m feeling the urge to change it up a bit.   1,099 more words

Light Your Fire, Carry Your Torch and Walk Your Edge

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.”
– May Sarton

Standing still, the safe way or the scary way. 950 more words

Life Purpose

Wherever I will go 

​I’ll let people misunderstand me. I’m done being an unsolicited exterminator of ambiguity. I’m tired of feeling like I do when I walk out of a store empty-handed, the fear of the anti-theft detectors at the exits beeping always looming at the back of my mind, although I know I haven’t shoplifted anything. 207 more words

Self-discovery Blues

When you're healing from a break-up

At certain moments, you won’t feel anything at all. Your body will go cold, from the tip of your nose to the heels in your feet. 530 more words


The Gas Station Experience (a note on introversion for writers)

“Can I ask an odd question?”

“Odd question?” the older man chuckled uncertainly. “Ah-yeah, sure.”

I produced my smartphone like it were my ticket for admittance, regarding him with pleasant expectation, “can I take a few pictures of your gas station?” 908 more words


Seeing Differently Challenge- 12 of 15

Begin to lose focus
of the overgrown thoughts suffocating the view beyond
casting shadows and mossy gloom
around those weathered dreams that are expansive
beautiful and right in front of you beckoning… 257 more words