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Learning To Cope With Things Out of Our Control

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At some point in your life, you’ve no doubt had to deal with a situation that was out of your control. This pandemic has certainly been one of those. So many things we had planned or were working on have been halted without notice. Grief is a shared reality among us all to some degree. This capacity of event has …

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What About Your Friends?

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What are the rules around friends? There was a time I thought I knew. We had recipes and cheat codes on how to keep our friends forever. Sometimes, this meant through actions you didn’t support and feelings that were torn but never mended. Over time, we eventually learned to place value on who to keep and who to throw away. …

Taking One Moment to Make One Choice

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Transforming the world is an inside out job. We are required to first make a living witness out of ourselves through personal experience by willful subjection. Too often, we are too afraid to commit to doing the hard work because it hurts. It requires of us to submit to pain that we would otherwise rather avoid. And it is this fear that breeds contentment. It is this fear that breeds mediocrity and purposeless because not enough of us have something to work for, to live for, to die for. We haven’t made time to find it.

What are You Giving to Yourself?

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We’ve been programmed to be on the go. Being on go allows us to feel busy, to even be productive but at the cost of often neglecting ourselves. Self-neglect looks a variety of ways. It looks like over working. Or maybe no motivation to work at all. It looks like no time for stillness, quiet and self-reflection. It looks like over …

fluidity.

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Feelings are fluid. They are many. They vary. They change. We are affected by them. They are affected by us. Together we dance and life’s reality is our music. Music is fluid. There are many types. They vary. They change. We move in the music. The music moves in us. Until we move. Some melodies we can hear but feel …

overwhelmed.

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I am overwhelmed. Stuck in some purgatory between bondage and freedom, Searching for a deeper love when some days it feels like there is none I. Am. Overwhelmed. When you wish there was a blueprint or at least a prototype And becoming one is the shit that keeps you up at night All you can do is look around, look within, equip …