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Failed Parenting

I really don’t know how to say the words tonight. I sense within me, utter failure. It feels that I just cannot ever seem to get it right. 668 more words

Thoughts Of Crotch Fruit (more commonly known as "children")

As a mid-to-late twenty-something, I often encounter new mothers gushing (no pun intended….okay, maybe a little) about the  joy brought into their lives when an aggressively parasitic abdominal tumor ripped through their crotch and was given a name. 666 more words

Atheism

Looking at India's WWE

I haven’t watched WWE for some time, but the memories of the same comes back through IPL, which is more of a result of the need for an Indian WWE rather than a cricket league, the reasons for which you might already know. 602 more words

Sports

Three Unhealthy Ways We Deal With Shame

Shame is something everyone feels on a consistent basis. We have both overt and covert shame. Overt shame is where we recognize the messages our critic tells us in our heads. 832 more words

Personal Growth

Who's to blame.

My brilliant friend and fellow depressive wrote this beautiful and thought-provoking post in the wake of the Germanwings airline crash.

Who’s to blame..

Mental Health

Courageous Vulnerability

A while back I came across Brené Brown’s TED-talks on vulnerability and shame on YouTube. Within the course of the 40-or-so minutes it takes to watch those videos I realized that I was standing in front of a major paradigm shift in how I would perceive myself from that moment on. 738 more words

Spirituality

A container for grace: reflections on white people, privilege, and pitchforks

These past couple of months, I have been dealing with the fallout from a mistake I made in trying to talk meaningfully about my own white privilege. 2,327 more words

Unitarian Universalism