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Conversations between me and friends. (Names changed)

Stuck in Body Experience

Stuck in Body Experience

To err is human, to forgive is divine One of the most interesting discussions I have with my friends surrounds the strangeness one feels when they’re going through the awakening process. A lot of times you feel very ‘between realms’ and are half up in the clouds, with only one foot on the ground. The(…)

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Flakes Anonymous

Flakes Anonymous

Flakes Anonymous: I would go,…But then I wouldn’t. As punny as that statement may seem, it is not until very recently, (last night in fact,) that I was told flaking would ultimately lead to my social doom. So flakes anonymous it is: “Hi, I’m Christina. I’m an introvert, a flake, and I have crippling social(…)

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My ‘Hero Dose’ Journey

My ‘Hero Dose’ Journey

“For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” – Vincent Van Gogh In place of being able to participate in Burning Man, I elected to try a recommended journey I viewed from Dan Hardy on London Real: The Hero Dose night. I want to write out(…)

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Dear Mr. Williams

Dear Mr. Williams

The death of a celebrity can be a confusing time for a lot of people. Laugh if you will. As a species, people place exceptional human beings up on a pedestal as something to emulate; and often, this is a good thing. It pushes them to try harder because they know of someone who succeeded(…)

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Using Your Relationships to Realize Real Life

Using Your Relationships to Realize Real Life

The greatest, most abundant resource on planet Earth is also its least understood and utilized. Its unlimited supply is found virtually everywhere, anytime, and under all circumstances, even though few recognize its real value. What is this most precious collective resource? It is our relationships. Consider these truths: It is within relationships that we grow(…)

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Look Up!

Look Up!

‘Look Up’ – A spoken word film for an online generation. ‘Look Up’ is a lesson taught to us through a love story, in a world where we continue to find ways to make it easier for us to connect with one another, but always results in us spending more time alone. Written, Performed &(…)

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Joe Rogan Stand-Up: Idiots of the Past, Present and Future

This is a hilarious clip from a 2006 Joe Rogan stand-up comedy show. Joe Rogan is mostly known from his days as the host of Fear Factor and his present work as a mixed-martial-arts commentator. Yet, Rogan is an outstanding stand-up comic as well. His comedy seems to take influence from the likes of Lenny(…)

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Maintaining a woman’s love

Maintaining a woman’s love

Love a woman as you would love a flower. We need tending, watering and sunshine. If we don’t get it, we will not bloom. We will shrivel and you will not get to enjoy us. I found this in a writing to a married friend from 2010. Pretty smart for my age, wasn’t I? 😉

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Death, forced to change, and new beginnings

Death, forced to change, and new beginnings

The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years will grace the skies next Monday, and it’s all the more rare because it will be visible above the entire Western Hemisphere. During the overnight hours of April 14-15, sky gazers there will have a front-row seat as the full moon is painted red, creating(…)

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The Economics of Sex

The Economics of Sex

Preface: A conversation discussing why my girlfriend is having such a hard time with the dating scene. She has reached a time in her life where a husband is the desired outcome. Xtina: with men, sex is a priority with women, love is a priority This mismatch in ‘dating’ is unfortunate, but true. My ex(…)

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