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The Hippy Guru and One Sentence that Changed Me

A life coach shifted my perspective, opening me up to the law of attraction. However, I won’t recommend her to you — she’s since become a born again Christian and given the behaviour of many Christians, it’s not something I’d ever want to promote. Mahatma Gandhi said: “I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.” Continue reading “The Hippy Guru and One Sentence that Changed Me”

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The Most Significant Relationship

I guess you could say it started with the most significant relationship in my life. Fathers have their place, but mothers are the ones who make us, forming our bodies within their own. Once we are separate physically from their womb, we women continue to be made by our mothers to some extent, as we mold ourselves either in the same shape as our mother, or purposely into another. Continue reading “The Most Significant Relationship”

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Why I’m No Longer Hatin’ on Ol’ Eat Pray Love.

I’ve read ol’ Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert twice now: the first time I read it, which was 10 years ago, I FRIGGEN HATED IT. The second time, which finished it yesterday, I LOVED IT. I have to put my emotions in capitals because this book hit me right in the feels in two completely different ways.

Continue reading “Why I’m No Longer Hatin’ on Ol’ Eat Pray Love.”

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David Foster Wallace & The ‘Self Centredness’ of Life

David Foster Wallace, American novelist and short story writer, is a person I was unfamiliar with until I recently heard his Kenyon College commencement address, which took place in 2005. After hearing it, I’m completely besotted. In the words of Emery Allen, “I think I fall in love a little bit with anyone who shows me their soul.” Continue reading “David Foster Wallace & The ‘Self Centredness’ of Life”