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Aesthetics and beauty do play a role in our lives, so picking brands and products that feel sensual and well designed can impact the quality of our lives.
Regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, creed, social status or education, life is fraught with levels of distress that are often bigger than our ability to countenance them alone.
No feeling is final, so the importance of traumatic or intense experiences is what they teach us about ourselves. We are the only person who can decide how we feel and "it" means. If you want to survive trauma and have a rich a and meaningful life learn to retell your story!
My mother was incredibly intelligent and tragically anxious. By any measure and most definitely through the lens of cultural norms, she betrayed me
Betrayal, on first glance, seems obvious…we know the feeling. Yet in the context of life experience, betrayal only has meaning when juxtaposed with its opposite - trust.
This article is ostensibly about betrayal. It is also about the way in which ideas and their analogues, words, influence the feelings and perceptions of our life. More succinctly this piece touches on the courage and curiosity required to delve deeply into the power of choice versus the trap of obligation and guilt.