low self-esteem: blossoming beyond your doubts

Sometimes it feels like there is no worse quality in the world than a low self-esteem. For as much harm as other people in the world can do, there is only person that you can never escape: yourself. Insecurity is an all […]

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what does autistic spiritual leadership look like?

Becoming an ordained interfaith minister has been a difficult path. There’s a reason many other neurodiverse folks don’t tread the same ground. Amid working toward my version of autistic spiritual leadership, I continually face questions, doubts, and uncertainty that I find important […]

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healthy living as a highly sensitive empath

One thing that really bothers me is the trend of making apathy seem “cool.” We’ve normalized dropping people willy-nilly and not caring about anything. Yeah, that’s not me. I’m a highly sensitive empath. It’s against human nature to be completely devoid of […]

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am I a spiritual fraud?

I often times feel like a spiritual fraud. Like I’m not doing enough, or I don’t know enough, or a combination of the two. If I’m supposed to be a “spiritual leader,” then I should rightfully know more about the beliefs and […]

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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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