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I didn’t think a lot about gratitude growing up. That is, until the desire to maintain an old tradition motivated me to ask a new question.

Gratitude: A New Holiday From An Old Tradition

I didn’t think a lot about gratitude growing up. That is, until the desire to maintain an old tradition motivated me to ask a new question. Read...
Fahrin Kermally of The Refresh    |   12.19.18   |   SHARE
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Below are some ways I've found healing, which might help if you find yourself anxious, too.

What The Wildfires Continue To Teach Me About Healing

I keep hearing everyone use the word apocalyptic to describe this time. It's true. Climate change is very real. Here are some ways I've found healing. Read...
Rachel Sarah    |   12.17.18   |   SHARE
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Interior Designs: How Home Shapes Us

I wasn’t expecting to have a visceral response to observing someone I hardly knew do home renovations. Read...
Lauren Jonik of The Refresh    |   12.12.18   |   SHARE
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Few things are morally sacred in this world, but Santa Claus is one of them.

Christmas Is Sacred

Every holiday season, my younger brother Dusty tries to get the family to watch Christmas horror movies. Few things are morally sacred in this world Read...
Melanie LaForce    |   12.10.18   |   SHARE
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Stop Telling Me That You Don't See Color ​

Inevitably, it happens. A well-meaning (or maybe not so well-meaning) white person will utter the phrase, “Well, I just don’t see color.” Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   11.12.18   |   SHARE
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No, I Don't Want To Be Your Token Black Best Friend

I need for people in my life who have or are willing to do the hard work to not to just have me in their life as their token black best friend. Read...
Niesha Davis    |   11.9.18   |   SHARE
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How Advice To ‘Take The High Road’ Silences Victims Of Abuse

Anyone who has been a victim of abuse will tell you that the burden of emotional labor is enormous, and that it’s amplified by the pressure to keep Read...
Chelsea Cristene of Role Reboot    |   11.5.18   |   SHARE
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Eulogies For The Living

A eulogy is an expression of love through grief. I wrote my eulogies in direct address — they are love letters for a love story that isn’t over yet. Read...
Molly Harris    |   10.31.18   |   SHARE
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