Reading Outside My Comfort Zone

For me, reading outside my comfort zone means following wisps of ideas and half-understood references in one topic to others. …

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Waiting (for Life)

When I was young, I was waiting to grow up.  That included waiting for the milestones:  turning 13 years old…

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Which Came First? (Depression or Illness)

Contemporary theory offers the idea that every individual has their own emotional level.  For those whose “resting state” is contentment,…

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Gender?

I recently listened to two very different memoirs about transgender transition.  The first, She’s Not There:  A Life in Two…

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Emotional Control

“If someone’s trying to get you angry, the calmer you get, the angrier they’ll get.” – Valerie Jarrett, presidential advisor…

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