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Bear

At a young age, my dad took me cabin camping in Yosemite. There were a lot of warning signs for bears, including the special “bear out” trash cans. I did not know what this meant, but when we all saw … Continue reading

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Brewing the Storm

When the stress flies thru my doors and confusion and complexities pile up from being overwhelmed with my focus, the hesitation then anxiety and finally anticipating paranoia comes rushing in. All I want. Is for my mind to relax. Is … Continue reading

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“You Must Succeed”

Schools are less inclined to teach our children how to learn and think for themselves. Just how to appear knowledgeable enough to get a job. Parents are less inclined to show their children reality. A bubble of fluffy and senseless … Continue reading

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My Friends Are So Depressed

I want to have children of my own so that I can teach a human being how to learn from the day they open their eyes. My son or daughter will be whomever they choose. I will only help them … Continue reading

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Prefer a Choice? Or, Being Forced?

Forcing myself to go somewhere, do something, or think a certain way because “I should” leaves me in a place without a substantial direction. Forcing my actions and thoughts…forcing others…forcing the life around me…yea…IF the stars align, then it is … Continue reading

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Accepting Myself – Freeing My Shackles

I grew up with the notion that image and how I appear to the public was the most important criteria for a happy and successful life. Our culture relies on this belief. WE ARE OUR IMAGE. It is repeated in entertainment, … Continue reading

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Keep Going…You Can Do This

For years, I have been struggling with going to sleep at night. During a few day span of not sleeping, I would become sick with a cold or flu, mentally exhausted, and my body was not healing as it normally … Continue reading

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Follow your Dreams

It has been a while. I am writing to you all today to tell you how I was shaken up two months ago. A hammer of truth smashed my vulnerability and I was derailed from my passionate career path. The … Continue reading

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“Purpose Determines Outcome”

We drove by a grocery store parking lot. I caught a glimpse of a shopping cart in the middle of one of the spots. My mind immediately went to “let’s pull over and move it out of the way.” Being … Continue reading

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Park City-My Visit Back

  Life touches me so deeply and my mind is wired to take it all in, reflect, and learn all there is to learn from it. My mind, in the back of all the stimulation of society, screams for this. … Continue reading

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