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Feeling Dizzy?

Why is it that I always learn more poorly when preoccupied with the awareness of overarching, long-term, daunting, seemingly unreachable goals? Why does this awareness impair my ability to retain information and learn efficiently in the short term? It's as if I'm climbing a mountain or a steep cliff. Looking up at the top - …

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What It’s Like Having a Migraine

Ever had a migraine? Do you know a migraine sufferer? A migraine is not just a common or severe headache. It is that, but much more. A migraine with aura means a migraine accompanied by sensory disturbances or odd perceptions or sensitivities to various stimuli. An aura is something that can show up for people …

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A Little Encouragement For Your Monday

Some questions to soothe the anxiety commonly induced by Monday madness and melancholy.

Torn

This is something I wrote last year (with slight modifications), in an effort to express myself and sort through my thoughts.

Weary of Waiting in the Wasteland?

STORY TIME!! Alexa wanted so badly to get her license. She had wanted that even before she was 16. Her parents had made her take intensive online driving studies and endure a slew of practice hours, and yet they still didn't feel she was ready. "They're just overprotective."  reasoned Alexa. "They don't want anything to happen …

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