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Bullying Experience Shaped My Personality

Bullying Experience Shaped My Personality

 I suffered from bullying for many months, but it did not stop me from hanging out with my bully, considering her to be my best friend. She pushed me to my limits and to do horrible things.  My mother calls me Dolores, my friends and family call me Lola, I...

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Finding My Own Happiness

Finding My Own Happiness

This part of my journey goes back about 2-3 years.  Finding my own happiness. To make a long story short: I had a good and lucrative career in IT sales; I was living with my girlfriend in a nice apartment in a nice city; I could afford to travel and eat out at...

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Simple Ways to Show Someone Appreciation

Simple Ways to Show Someone Appreciation

In these stressful times caused by the COVID-19 crisis, it is especially important for each of us to feel like we matter and that we are valued for what we say and do. We may forget to show appreciation for those who are important to us and those we interact with...

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Laughter is The Best Medicine

Laughter is The Best Medicine

“Comedy Crushes Cancer.” I believe it! Or maybe I could also say “Laughter is the Best Medicine.” From an early age, I learned to handle my difficulties with humor.  As a young teenager, I left home in the middle of the night and moved into the spare room at my...

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I AM….

I AM….

June is celebrated worldwide as Pride Month and to show solidarity to our LGBTQIA+ community members, our team at Shadow’s Edge wanted to share Brian Garcia’s story about what it was like coming out to his loved ones and learning how to accept his true self. Brian is...

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7 Ways to Communicate With Someone Going Through a Hard Time.

7 Ways to Communicate With Someone Going Through a Hard Time.

When I want to support people who are dealing with a difficult period emotionally, I start by assuming nothing. It’s like I pretend the person is from a fascinating foreign land and let them tell me what it’s like for them. This way, the person I’m talking with has a...

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