How To Deal With Stressful Relatives During the Holidays

How To Deal With Stressful Relatives During the Holidays

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  The holidays are right upon us with Christmas less than three weeks away. Many of us have made plans to meet with our relatives and celebrate but, unfortunately, many of us find these yearly holiday traditions more stressful than joyful. Although we may be tied by our genes, sometimes… Read more

Forgive In Your Own Time

Forgive In Your Own Time

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      When I was around fifteen years old my dad decided to have an affair. He broke up our already dysfunctional family, devastated my mom and scarred us all for life. Consequently, seeing the absolute sh*tstorm he’d stirred up for himself, he fell back to drinking after having… Read more

Lessons from Irma: Stripping Away the Unnecessary

Lessons from Irma: Stripping Away the Unnecessary

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Unless you’ve been living on a different planet you must’ve, via some medium or another, heard about the recent hurricane that devastated the Caribbean region and parts of Florida. Fortunately, I can now say that I am a survivor of Hurricane Irma (and if I really want to show off… Read more

Brighter Voices

Brighter Voices

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It’s no secret to those that know me that I’ve struggled with anxiety my entire adult life. I was barely into my twenties when I simultaneously started having panic attacks, became a hypochondriac and began battling bouts of depression and the consistent, obsessive, repetitive, draining, worrisome thoughts that have plagued… Read more