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Getting Past Worries

I am in a state of worry, but there is a comfort in being able to acknowledge it and not trying to fight the tension. Things come and go. I actually had a good day today. The weather was wonderful enough that I wore shorts when I went outside. Just as that bit of happiness…… Continue reading Getting Past Worries

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Blowing Things Out of Proportion

Yesterday was exhausting after I spent the whole day and into the evening with my family. I had a good time, although there were some rocky moments I’ll discuss in this post. My family doesn’t typically do anything for Christmas as sometimes convenience overtakes the desire to be festive and merry. But my brother happened…… Continue reading Blowing Things Out of Proportion

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RRW #4: Comparison

A surge of confidence comes like a lonely star shining in my darkness. For a moment I feel capable and strong and that I can do it. Without warning, the guiding light pops, deflated by my perception of other people. I look to them with longing, wondering why they can do it with no problems.…… Continue reading RRW #4: Comparison

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Behind the Closed Door

A closed door doesn’t have to be a scary thing, but to me, it is because I don’t know what will be there when I open it. People say that when one door closes in your life, another one will open. When I get a new opportunity or chance, I still don’t want to open…… Continue reading Behind the Closed Door