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I’ll keep this rant as short as possible. I see a lot people who look as white as me having an issue with recognizing they have white privilege. It can be hard to see unless you actually go out in the world and talk to people who AREN’T white. The bottom line is we still have […]

As I was walking through a newly discovered canyon near my house the other day, struggling against disparaging thoughts and overwhelmed with worries I found the end of the trail. I was disappointed that I now had to retrace my steps instead of continue forward. Usually the end of a trail opens up into a […]

Chances are you know a family member, a friend or an acquaintance who has been the victim of a violent attack, domestic abuse, sexual assault or bullying. If so you may understand how traumatic this was for them. I was a victim of violence, my family, my friends and those in my classes have been […]

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Sexual health and STD testing are topics no one really wants to talk about, and unfortunately that means a lot of people tend to neglect them. Sure, many of us go through basic sexual education in school, and many more are fortunate enough to have parents or other influences who address sexual health in a […]

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My very cool brother sent me to this new site and I love it! It’s a graphic novel based off of the early Suffragist movement for equality and it kicks ass! Set in a alternate history, suffragists are forced to go underground and become brave fighters. How cool is that!!! Check it out at http://suffrajitsu.com […]

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Gratitude heals, increases happiness anrelieves stress. “I Am So Grateful.” What Are You Grateful For? ***  Want ideas for a healthy lifestyle free of depression? Read my other D.I.Y. Therapy posts. Find inspiring books I wrote on Amazon.com and Bookemon.com. Looking for books that support your personal development? Read my book reviews. Check out my T-shirt and greeting card […]

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“Sometimes there are no actions to take and all you can do is be in the present. Life is difficult, messy and full of surprises….Just breathe.” ***  Want ideas for a healthy lifestyle free of depression? Read my other D.I.Y. Therapy posts. Find inspiring books I wrote on Amazon.com and Bookemon.com. Looking for books that support your personal development? […]

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“The Self Love Diet: The Only Diet That Works” is not a book about losing physical weight or how to diet better. It is an opportunity to lose the mental weight of our issues that chain us to eating disorders. Author Michelle Minero, a licensed therapist, shares invaluable lessons and therapies that any of us […]

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I totally have felt this way for the last year…. I vaguely remember a time when I felt particularly strong and happy and that was very long ago as a child. Throw in a few traumas and tragedies, too many years of being bullied along with a genetic link to depression and that time has become […]

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I was lucky to have studied ballet and dance in my youth. Even though life took me down a different path I still love dance and everything about it.  Whenever I come across an interesting dancer I get excited. Have you ever heard of Angela Bowen? I only recently learned about her. She is a […]

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