Finding Purpose

Hi everyone! So much has been on my mind lately (what else is new?), and I’ve made multiple attempts to write, only to save my posts as drafts for one reason or another. (Mainly because I think they are all dumb!) Today I finished up a course called Coretography, which was designed by Tracy Otsuka […]

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What is my life?

As I sit down to write tonight, I’m already irritated because I can’t find the list of writing prompts I thought I’d saved somewhere on my laptop. I’m annoyed because the screen is too bright, even when I finally figure out where to go to turn it all the way down. I’m frustrated because I […]

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The F Word

I’m talking about fear, of course. In going through a stack of paper shoved on a shelf, I found what’s written below. I wrote it a little over 4 years ago, when I was underemployed, drowning in student loans and generally feeling like a loser. You don’t always realize how far you’ve come until you […]

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Kicking the Habit

Hi, my name is Heather and I’m a Facebook addict. What’s that saying?  The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem? Telling people you have a Facebook addiction doesn’t quite get the same reaction as saying you’re battling an alcohol or drug addiction. It’s not like anyone’s ever died from Facebooking too […]

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What Made Me Me (So Far)

Yesterday I asked for topic requests and Dennis suggested writing a post about the 5 major events that have shaped my life and why. What a cool idea! I immediately began thinking about which events or moments I would tell you about. What I came up with aren’t exactly events in the sense that there […]

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Busy Bee or Drama Llama?

It seems I have been slacking with posts again. I am often thinking about this blog and what story to tell next, or what issue to discuss. Sometimes I think it would be cool to have a way to transmit thoughts directly from my mind into the computer, but then again, that could be pretty […]

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Allergies Be Gone!

One of my many attractive qualities is that I suffer from allergic rhinitis, which is more commonly referred to as just “allergies”. Itchy, watery eyes and an itchy, runny nose are pretty much guaranteed if I am not careful. I wasn’t always this way. At least I don’t think so. Somewhere in my early 20’s, […]

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Confessions of a “Nice” Girl

This past week a couple of things happened at work which got me thinking about something I need to change. I’m a bit of a people-pleaser. Ever since I can remember, I would do things to ensure that people would like me. I mean beyond the normal, “let me do something nice for this person because […]

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