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Detouring around life’s snags and ruts

am scared and have been since I was a kid. Fear of new things, people and, most of all, the things people say about me. It’s disturbing that the sayings I remember most are from when I was fairly young. Such as the fact I needed to smile more, that...

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Do Things Your Way (Or, What Is A Decision?)

ecisions are incredibly personal. We each make a million a day and tend to live with the consequences. Both of our own decisions, and that of those around us. The Nature Of Decisions There are big decisions, there are small decisions. There are decisions that become routine, such as eggs and...

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Different Life Stories: Kat

My name is Kat. I think I look a little bit like a librarian. Most people think I look a little bit like a 16 year old. Or, in one particular instance, a middle school student. Me I really like overalls and wearing multiple plaid shirts. At once. Also, I...

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Different Life Stories: Anne Dorko

I am tucked away in the corner of a coffee shop: observing, thinking, writing. I don’t know how many times they’ll let me get away with starting my stories this way. It seems to begin here most days. It used to be a café and bakery in the early hours...

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Hacking Life In A New City Alone: An Extensive Guide

Before you read this article — we’re relaunching! Resubscribe, it’s fast and easy: “Do you mind if we sit here?” The two women asking for seats were in town for a business conference the next day and were exploring the infamous 6th Street in downtown Austin. I was simply there...

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The Existential Crises of Living in Constant Change

The stars shine bright in the night. It’s hot out, the humidity and heat means that my shirt is soaked with sticky sweat. The search for meaning haunts the active mind. What did today bring? What will come of tomorrow? How did I arrive here from yesterday? The questions are...

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What’s the point?

Life will never be what you want it to be. That’s the truth. It turns out that we’re each living in our own self-centered worlds, hiding deep dark secrets that we believe make us truly bad people. We each tuck our natures away, attempt to deal with things on our...