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overcoming adversity | overcoming adversity

leonie-mateer's picture
Mar.11.2013
 Wallow in it  “Failure is an event, never a person.” ― William D. Brown Allow yourself time to feel sorry for yourself.  Cry, mope, moan, hide under the blankets, eat bucket loads of Haagen-Dazs, spend days or weeks in your PJs,  watch every tear jerking movie you can find...
bernadette-moyer's picture
Feb.27.2013
Hurt People, Hurt People By Bernadette A. Moyer When James was just nine years old, he witnessed his father shoot and kill his mother and then his father shot and killed himself. James witnessed it all and he has every right to his hurt, heartache and anger. He has been in and out of mental health...
jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
May.17.2011
I love this time of year. The flowers are in bloom, everything is green. Summer is coming. And students everywhere are graduating. New beginnings. There were times in my life when graduation season didn't make me happy at all. I'd go to commencement ceremonies and feel sad, longing for a...