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DBT is a type of therapy that helps a person manage emotions and navigate conflicts in a relationship (lover, family, etc.) If you want the technical definition, you can head over to Psychology Today and hear words like “dialectical,” but I don’t know what that word means. …

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Without expectations, you’ll neither have sadness nor happiness. Expectations make you happy, and they make you sad.

For example, you crave a delicious breakfast sandwich from Wendy’s. So you drive over to buy this egg-and-sausage masterpiece. From there, one of two things will happen. …

There’s little difference between you, me, and the crazy people.

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I learned something important while I was in the mental hospital: there’s a fine line between “us” and “them.” Us, meaning all the crazy people locked up inside, including me. Them, being the people I’d watch outside, driving to Wendy’s for their breakfast, lunch, and dinner. …

People don’t hate you; they hate reading

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Here’s the fact that most writers don’t understand: people hate reading. The average person, myself included, would rather watch My Strange Addiction than read your dissertation on gun violence and racism in America. Get over it. Yes, I know: America bad. Blah blah blah. …

10 billion people and the need to eat

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By 2050 the world’s population will reach 10 billion people, all needing to eat. Today, to feed this growing population, we kill 130 million chickens and 1 million cows daily. But what if we could feed everyone without killing any animals? That’s why Bill Gates and Richard Branson have dumped…

Help wanted — contest judge and Google form

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In late January, I opened up a contest asking 100 writers to create their own unique version of Sleeping Beauty. Simply put, I was blown away by everyone’s creativity. Yet, I know there’s more.

The contest ran through February. Here are some quick stats:

  • Nearly 50 people signed up.
  • 20…

If you’re stupid enough to try brushing your cat’s teeth, here are some pictures to help you

The pet toothpaste industry is worth $2.2 billion, and cat lovers drive the fastest-growing portion of that. Speaking of cat toothpaste, here are some facts:

  • 95% of humans brush their teeth daily
  • 8% of dog owners brush their dog’s teeth daily
  • 4% of cat owners brush their cat’s teeth daily

Energy Healing | Reiki

Dr. Oz ain’t got shit on me

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Why the fuck would you pay me for a 45-minute guided meditation? Stop. I’m not selling you anything. Instead, I’m dealing with imposter syndrome, and I’m also trying to give you some tools that will make your life better. Plus, do it humorously. Haha, you know? Therefore, here are some…

Quiet Cacophony

A lot of noise in a quiet mind.

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