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POEM: Letter Beginning with Two Lines by Czesław Miłosz

Letter Beginning with Two Lines by Czesław Miłosz by Matthew Olzmann You whom I could not save, Listen to me. Can we agree Kevlar backpacks shouldn’t be needed for children walking to school? Those same children also shouldn’t require a suit of armor when standing on their front lawns, or snipers to watch their backs… Continue reading POEM: Letter Beginning with Two Lines by Czesław Miłosz

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article, education, mental health

Article: Why You Need a Self-Talk Safe Word

Why You Need a Self-Talk Safe WordHALEY GOLDBERG February 8, 2018 Congrats—you’re in a relationship with yourself! Yup, a divine swipe right paired you with this self you’re inhabiting, the self you’re navigating through life. It’s the longest relationship you will ever have, and arguably the most committed. You’re your own ride or die, literally.… Continue reading Article: Why You Need a Self-Talk Safe Word

article, mental health

The Dark Side Of Being An Empath

The Dark Side Of Being An Empath: 5 Powerful Ways The Highly Sensitive Experience The World Differently January 24th 2018 https://thoughtcatalog.com/shahida-arabi/2018/01/the-dark-side-of-being-an-empath-5-powerful-ways-the-highly-sensitive-experience-the-world-differently/   Audrey Reid What is an Empath? You may have heard the term “empath” before. But what does it actually mean?  Is there any scientific basis for the term “empath”? Or is it, as… Continue reading The Dark Side Of Being An Empath

About Me, New Year

Chaos is my middle name.

Much of 2017 is a blur. There were lots of changes, lots of little victories, and a TON of growth. There was good stuff, bad stuff, & ugly stuff, but as years go, 2017 was not terrible. It was chaotic, and I felt chaotic, but amidst the chaos I learned a lot, both about myself… Continue reading Chaos is my middle name.

Rhyme & Reason

No Resolutions Here

I don’t make New Years resolutions.  I don’t like them. For me, making them is akin to setting myself up for failure, and I have done more than enough of that over the course of my life. Instead, for the past several years, I’ve opted for something different: a single word. Not some random, picked-out-of-a-hat… Continue reading No Resolutions Here

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Satellite Call | Sara Bareilles

This one's for the lonely child Broken-hearted, running wild This was written for the one to blame For the one who believes they are the cause of chaos in everything. You may find yourself in the dead of night Lost somewhere out there in the great big beautiful sky We're all just perfect little satellites… Continue reading Satellite Call | Sara Bareilles