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Validation, Approval, Trap

She only wishes to stands outBut bends to validationAll she desires is human applauseShe grinds from sun down to sun up  Just to receive the stamp She was crowned with clout  Received relentless admirationFrom public squares with no flawsAny challenge begun, she won the cupThey archived her feats as a champ Now that she lost …

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Change Is Possible – Should Be Desirable One of the best decisions you can make on behalf of your future self is to practice self-compassion in the present. If you’re not content with who you are right now, it’s hard to conjure up a positive connection to who you’ll be, or the motivation to set …

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Acceptance of uncomfortable or unpleasant situations (ACT — Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) “Practice breeds familiarity and familiarity yields acceptance. Sometimes putting yourself out there as an artist, writer, etc can be very scary and nerve-wracking, but as you do it the feeling of fear subsides with time. The comments or negative feedback will no longer …

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If reality differs from person to person, can we speak of reality singular, or shouldn’t we really be talking about plural realities? And if there are plural realities, are some more true (more real) than others? What about the world of a schizophrenic? Maybe it’s as real as our world. Maybe we cannot say that …

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