Learning to Be Honest about the Little Things

I’ve always been a people-pleaser. Growing up, when someone asked me a question, I never took it at face value. I never thought about what I wanted, but only about what they wanted to hear. There were moments when I was so afraid of disappointing or offending someone that I became completely paralyzed, unable to […]

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The Difficulty of Saying Proper Goodbyes

Proper Goodbyes It takes real maturity to say proper goodbyes. That’s what I’ve decided. Anyone can just run away. You make a decision in your mind that you’re moving on to the next stage, next place, next community, job, relationship, or whatever. And then you just do. No looking back. But having proper closure is […]

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Star Trek Epiphanies

I just saw the new Star Trek movie! (And loved it.) I cried at the part near the end where.. well, if you’re planning to watch the movie I don’t want to spoil anything for you so.. SPOILER ALERT––watch the movie before reading this post! Anyway, I cried at the part where Captain Kirk is dying […]

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