If You Are Afraid: The Sun Will Rise

If, like me, you are afraid: You are braver than you know. Already you have faced so much, and you have pulled through. You are strong enough to face this, too. If, like me, you are overwhelmed: Breathe. Just breathe. Be present in this moment. This is the only moment…

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When I Failed

I failed your test. I’m sorry. I didn’t do anything the way you planned out for me. To pass your test, I was supposed to value wealth above happiness. To pass your test, I was supposed to place my career above my friends. To pass your test, I was supposed…

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It’s Time To Talk About Mental Health

An e-mail pinged into my inbox recently, alerting me to the fact that the week starting the 8th of May will be the Mental Health Foundation’s annual awareness week. This year the theme is Surviving Or Thriving — focusing on the difference between the two, and how a person might get from…

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