Category Archives: PSA

Weight and Mental Illness

  “In 2010, at the lowest point in my adult life, I was looking everywhere for relief/comfort/distraction. And I turned to food. It could have been anything. Drugs. Alcohol. Sex. But eating became the one thing I could look forward … Continue reading

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Excerpted from an interview with Noam Chomsky conducted by David Barsamian for The Sun – Issue #462, June 2014 Barsamian: So if Israeli policies continue on the current trajectory, what do you see in that country’s future? Chomsky: Almost uniformly, … Continue reading

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*Trigger warning: Suicide* I don’t remember crying a lot when I was younger. I mean, I know I made a ruckus at times but I also remember being grateful that I didn’t cry when angry like my sister did. I … Continue reading

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Seems like life does that to us every now and then, yes? It’s not always bad but it does leave us gasping for breath. From November to February I was sick at least four times with sinus infections and bronchitis. … Continue reading

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Zen in a Call Center

My sister, Julie, wrote this on Facebook and I felt like it was worth sharing.  Changing someone’s outlook or mood in even the smallest way can and does impact the world.  (I did some very minor editing including bolding the … Continue reading

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Photo 8 – Window

When I was a kid, my bedroom window faced the street.  One of those early lessons that always stuck with me came from my mother, “Close your blinds when you’re changing!”  I forgot one time and was teased by the … Continue reading

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