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She encouraged others to accept themselves, yet she may have expected too much of herself.  Though she was thoughtful and humble… Read More

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By the time I graduated from college, I had lived in nine cities on three continents. The current count is a total of 12 cities. I’ve been married… Read More

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I'm not in control of my happiness. That is the theory that I accepted for a very long time. It appeared that… Read More

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What does success look like? I played around with the idea of that for years and continuously tried to mold myself to fit that warped… Read More

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The circus of fame is no place for the weak. The feeble of heart, mind, or will rarely fare well in the spotlight. The hip hop ring… Read More

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These days, you might find yourself more tired or depressed than usual, with little motivation to leave the bed. I know that if I… Read More

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So I messed up. I mean, it wasn’t my fault…but it was my fault. Let me start from the beginning. The… Read More

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I sat in front of my laptop Googling feverously. I wasn’t searching for a hot pair of shoes or looking at one of my… Read More

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by Kristin Braswell

While the holiday season brings shopping, family reunions and food, it can also be a particularly difficult period of deep mourning… Read More

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