shifting from victimized to empowered

Poor me. Why me?! Woe is me. This world is cruel and unjust. Hence why it’s so easy to opt for feeling victimized to empowered. I understand that on a spiritual level. These thoughts frequently rotate and cycle into that death spiral […]

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what’s your new year “2020 vision”?

I’m always thinking forward. What’s going to come next? How am I approaching whatever next steps I’m taking? Herein lies my new year 2020 vision. Definitely still need glasses to see that clearly. And even then, I fully realize the uncertainty and […]

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when you live in a world not made for you.

When it actually sinks in, that you live in a world not made for you, it inevitably leaves a bitter taste in your mouth. And a ton of other feelings. Confusion. Inadequacy. Always feeling lost and falling short of where you “think” […]

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the next chapter: my life with autism

I thought I had just started to figure out life. But sometimes the “figuring out” process goes a completely different direction. Which just so happens to be a life with autism. Yes, through a slew of online research and testing, I have […]

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a curious guide to trying new things

I remember back in high school when I had my core activities or interests, and I couldn’t imagine doing anything else and trying new things. The music-theatre kid, playing in band, singing in choir, acting in plays. Those were me. It was […]

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how to change your online life

Whether you’ve noticed it or not, I’ve been embracing plenty of change in my online life. I’m shifting my attention and consumption in new directions. Not only are these changes natural, but they’re also refreshing. So much of who we each are […]

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stop living in the future. be present.

There’s plenty of talk about the importance of being present, living life as it is right now. Except that feels pretty difficult when you live in the future. No, I don’t have a time machine, although I sometimes wish I did. The […]

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who I deserve. who YOU deserve.

Since I’m living on an island, this cliché rings true: there’s a lot of fish in the sea. A lot of people in this world. And a whole lot of opportunities to find love, fear, and everything in between. We’ve probably all […]

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when mental illness is a crutch

The big dilemma of the day: when faced with a challenge, is my judgment based off using my mental illness as a crutch or as a legitimate reason for struggle? The answer isn’t black and white. It’s not the same for every […]

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how to survive as an indecisive decision-maker

Find the word “indecisive” in the dictionary, and my name’s likely there. I am quite an indecisive person in a world requiring constant decisions. As you might assume, I get quite flustered by choices both insignificant and monumental. I’m chock-full of opinions […]

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