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Fallacies – Circular Cause and Consequence

The consequence of the phenomenon is claimed to be its root cause. Example: "Sue is lethargic and has poor hygiene habits, therefore, she is depressed." (In other words, Sue is depressed because she's lethargic and has poor hygiene habits.) Here, the consequences (lethargy, poor hygiene) of the phenomenon (depression) are being claimed as the root …

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Prison Bars and Walls of Glass

Finding hope within a limited scope.

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Foods I Can and Can’t Eat

Some of you guys have asked what foods I can or can't eat. This is sort of a reference post that I'm creating for those who are curious or who may have health issues similar to mine. I will probably link here from time to time, and I plan to update these lists as my diet …

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Magnesium Deficiency – Approximately 80% of Americans

Causes and symptoms of magnesium deficiency.

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Single on Valentine’s Day?

You're not alone in that. ❤ 😉 Me too.

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Control and Blame

Recently, a friend of mine was very good to remind me that several matters about which I was concerned were/are beyond my control, an observation for which I am grateful. I've been realizing lately just how many of my fears center around matters I can't control. If this is the case, then why do I …

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Five Factors that Could Skew Personality Test Results

Have you taken a 16 personalities test multiple times throughout your life, only to get varying results for your type? Maybe even from the same website or test? Let's examine some factors that could potentially skew test results. Please note: I had some difficulty locating many sources/references for this piece, and so most of this information …

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Things I’m Thankful For

So far, this month has been kinda rough. But it's also been sprinkled generously throughout with beauty, encouragement, and hope.

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Faucet

Like a faucet, struggling, spurting Like a spigot, bubbling, bursting

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Blogging Obstacles and Challenges

In the middle of the hardest month of the year for me (physiologically, neurologically, emotionally), continually creating fresh, thoughtful, and substantial content can be particularly challenging - especially if my emotions are going berserk. I don't want to write something I'll later regret - in the heat of emotions and long nights of insomnia and …

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