mumbling of an imbecile

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   I came across this the other day and saved it because it hit me like a ton of bricks. In all the low points in my life, when I wasn't sure I wanted to keep trying, (for anything,) when I thought I was ready to give up all hope, when the shitstorm of life… Continue reading to go farther

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The Christmas Spirit

"Everyone loves Christmas!" they say. What's not to love? People get so easily swept up in the fanfare and warm-fuzzies. I think people fail to realize that for some people Christmas can be the hardest time of the year. Santa Claus was never a part of what we were told about Christmas as children. We… Continue reading The Christmas Spirit

mumbling of an imbecile

Curse of the Night Owl

I didn't have a set bedtime as a kid, ever, as far as I can recall. I slept most nights, but even as a kid I was plagued by insomnia, and it's only gotten worse as I've gotten older. (I sound like a grandpa here. Yikes.) For obvious reasons this reached its peak as I… Continue reading Curse of the Night Owl

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Pick Your Battles

I feel that I am at once perpetually admitting my weakness and defeat, and simultaneously attempting to maintain that I am driven by strength and determination. That my life is governed by my perseverance and resilience, and yet acknowledge my own softness and vulnerability and compassion. That I am constantly on a precipice between two… Continue reading Pick Your Battles

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Dealing With Stress

Through a lot of trial and error I am coming to understand that people deal with stress in very different ways. Sometimes this can be almost infuriating when their way of dealing is so far from your own, but it is important to understand that they're doing the best they can with what they've got.… Continue reading Dealing With Stress