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  the way you speak of yourself the way you degrade yourself into smallness is abuse -self-harm Rupi Kaur We all make mistakes. That temptation we gave into. That lie we kept going. That mistake that makes us blush and leads to the head-drop of shame. Sometimes, we don’t know […]

Self-Compassion


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“She knows who she is. She just forgot for a little while.” Donald Miller Every now and then, we should take some time to check in with ourselves, examine who we think we are. Figure out who we’ve become. Not the person others say we are, not the person we […]

Keeping it Real



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Image by: NY Times Life is never perfect. We all live with some form of option B. This book is to help us all kick the shit out of it. Sheryl Sandberg Sheryl Sandberg didn’t imagine her husband would die at age forty-seven. Dave Goldberg died suddenly while the couple was vacationing […]

Option B: Principles to Deal with Adversity by Elaine Fraser


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“This is who I am, this is who I’m not, This is what I want, this is what I’m leaving behind.”  Shauna Niequist As I celebrate a half-decade year, I’ve discovered that ageing is a surprising process of becoming the person you always wanted to be. I’m sitting in an […]

Let Go and Become the Person You Always Wanted to ...



With dark raven paper and twinkling white ink, I wrote my heart in the night’s sky. Shannon L. Alder I know what it is to shut down. Shut off. Shut up. Shut out. Shut me away. Eighteen months ago, I found myself numbed, tired, and apathetic. I put myself to […]

Feel Every Spectrum of Emotion by Elaine Fraser


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Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness.― R.J. Palacio, Wonder  Wonder is one of those movies that will stay with you for a long time. It’s sweet, sad, and so profound.  The main character, Auggie, has a facial […]

The Wonder of Humanity