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Is Mindfulness the Answer to Ending Stigma?

I’m working on my MA in Disability Studies at CUNY School for Professional Studies. In researching the subject of “stigma” I came across information in scholarly journals which caught my interest in the subject of “mindfulness” and wanted to learn … Continue reading

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Life’s Maze

Since arriving home from Florida my days have been busy catching up in the garden trashing expired crops, harvesting new crops, and doing lots of weeding. While I was away I continued my job search and like years past the … Continue reading

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Where’s the Recovery?

Discrimination is a difficult subject to write about. “Maggie’s” plight of a frustrated woman, needed to be told, The Day Maggie Combs-Wilson Lost Her Sanity (Or Came To Her Senses) « JannaTWrites’s Blog, but the place of women in our society … Continue reading

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Understanding Emotions

I am studying the science of emotional life. I plan to relate what I learn adding scientific perspective to the writing of my memoir. As I begin to interpret Joseph LeDoux’s, The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life I immediately … Continue reading

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Protest, Survival, or Blessing?

Putting Peanut the Dog out this morning required rolling up my pajamas, zipping up my boots, and putting on my coat. I was relieved to find the end of her chain hooked up above the snow. I am so done … Continue reading

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Effective Communication

Although I can write concisely and get my message across, in intimate relationships where conversation is required everything goes to shit. You would think I could organize my thoughts, plan a compare and contrast, or devise an argument and talk … Continue reading

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Keeping Perspective

Writing has been difficult this week with Matthew home. His temporary work assignment with the agency has concluded and if he’s not talking to me he’s talking to Peanut the dog which is just as distracting. But to be fair, … Continue reading

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