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Medications: Speak No Evil

People like you are the reason people like me need medication. Charlie Bartlett — The Snark Handbook: A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring Hear No Evil|See No Evil|Speak No Evil Speak No Evil: Medication The Lesser Evil As for me, medication is a necessary evil.  I am prescribed about 14 different medications. Some medication for health issues...
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Animal Mentors

Forgiveness: the Stranger I Thought I Knew

My two-year-old red footed tortoise, Malti. She often has this sort of grumpy intense expression on her face, but I never once have taken it with some people I know! Recently I realized that I'm not sure I have ever forgiven anyone, ever, for anything. And that includes myself. This is not because...
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Hope

Today I Love The Loss

Sweet September morning Today I love the loss of a good friend to my community, not because of the loss, but because that loss is felt so profoundly and deeply, and that tells me how good and special and important that man was in our lives. I love that...
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Coping Strategies

Why Are Friend Groups So Hard?

GIRLS When did "friend group" become a thing?  I certainly don't know.  But of course I hear about it every day from girls. Girls are are the leaders of friend groups.  Boys don't really care.  Girls say who's in and who's out.  This hasn't changed in forever.  I wonder if they have this in...
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Creative Thinking

The Psychology of Color

“The mainstream of creativity appears to be the same tendency which we discover so deeply as the curative force in psychotherapy – man’s tendency to actualize himself, to become his potentialities.” ~Carl...
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addiction

Social Media as Addiction and Negative Coping

Most people understand how social media can be beneficial to its users. However, there is a lot of misunderstanding or misinformation regarding its detrimental effects and elements. In this article, we will look into it in more depth to understand how social media sites like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and so on impact...
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