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Open hearts, open arms, open relationships Closed minds, closed eyes, closed off Stay calm, stay warm, stay away Come home, come here, come back Love this, love that, love them Hate this, hate that, hate them Hold hands, hold faith, hold on Quiet night, quiet room, quiet down Speak truth, speak love, speak up Advertisements

Self-Care Things I Need

Self-Care things I need: Solitude Frozen Yogurt Maya Angelou and Rita Dove Lakeview & Milkshakes with Shantel Yoga at home Silence Cleanse then face mask 4 hours at High Park My Humidifier Thai Food with Julian A mean winged liner Sixteen pages of meandering in my journal Matcha Green Tea Any tea, really.  

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We all manage pain in ways that are beyond our control; In ways that are ours:  My third rejection letter wakes me in the early morning,  Before the sunlight hits my face. I barely read the words that say “not you,” Then melt into my pillow, When I wake I call myself a writer  And…

Privacy

In the age social media, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, and unlimited access to the past, present and future the internet has a way of tricking us into believing that we have to the right to see everything. In a time when trolls and haters are filling digital spaces, privacy acts as a method of self-preservation.…

Habits 

It’s interesting how old childhood habits manifest in one’s adulthood. When I was little I would become silent when offended. The silent treatment was my game — often I wouldn’t speak for days until an apology was made.  Now, without intention I fall silent when someone hurts me. I become incredibly pensive: deciphering the nature…