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Sitting With Self

Lately I’ve been spending a lot of my spare time writing poetry to express my feelings, inner changes, and life story. Since September 6th, I’ve been in a program where we sit with self, engage in groups, and use much … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day: Change Starts With You

Doctor appointments, visits to the dentist, a balanced diet, and exercise are all important factors in our everyday health, but have you stopped to think about what you’re doing for your brain? You don’t have to have any type of … Continue reading

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The Whole Truth: How Honesty Helps to Heal

I used to be afraid to tell my whole truth. I thought the truth would prevent me from being accepted, that it could hurt my career, or would make others tip-toe around me. I thought a stigma would follow me … Continue reading

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Life: Ongoing Recovery

One month ago today I left behind the life I had been living for the past year. Morning coffee strolls by the Mystic River had slowly become hopeless days pacing Medford Square, avoiding reality, and drinking with friends who were … Continue reading

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