Monthly Archives: June 2012

Help! I just started a new anti-depressant/anxiety/other psychiatric medication!

(this advice/article is not meant to substitute that of a licensed medical professional. Take this with a grain of salt) I wish someone had warned me about the side effects of psychiatric meds. I am on Zoloft as part of … Continue reading

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MOTW: June 25

“This mix is meant to calm your nerves and relax your mind a bit.” http://8tracks.com/cathay/mellow-is-love “Comes Love”-Artie Shaw and Helen Forrest http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8JoCSoOcPM

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QOTW: June 25

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new. Henry David Thoreau

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Why I Blog.

Dark, But Life was originally a diary of sorts; I would blog about the daily life lessons I had learned while healing from my severe abuse. The tone of this blog was meant to be optimistic, but bittersweet. Even though … Continue reading

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Why I like watching movies.

I love watching movies…although at times, they can be hazardous to my well being. Sometimes, when I’m feeling reeeeaaalllyy introspective, I start to believe that the movie I’m watching is speaking to me and only me. For example, let’s look … Continue reading

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MOTW: June 18

“So What?”-Miles Davis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEC8nqT6Rrk&feature=fvst Wake up refreshed and enlightened. http://8tracks.com/dingobully/follow-your-bliss

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Most men…

Most men, even in this comparatively free country, through mere ignorance and mistake, are so occupied with the factitious cares and superfluously coarse labors of life that its finer fruits cannot be plucked by them. Their fingers, from excessive toil, … Continue reading

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QOTW: June 18

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: “Do not do what you are doing now.” Joseph Ray

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What is Happiness?

To me, happiness is: 1. Being underwater. 2. Swimming at night. 3. Baking something new. 4. Going to a new place. 5. Watching a movie. 6. Knitting. 7. Making others smile. 8. Making others laugh. 9. Comedy. 10. Trees. 11. … Continue reading

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Help! I’m Having Friend Problems! (high school)

Yep, I’ve been there. High school…just….UGHHHH. I HATED high school. They should have a manual that they give to every incoming freshman that includes the following tip: You’re going to make a sucky “friend”. Face it, high schooler, you will … Continue reading

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