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  • Learn it Through the Doing

    Learn it Through the Doing

    I’ve heard that when Meryl Streep first reads a script she’s got a red pen at hand. If she comes across a word or phrase of her dialogue that she intuitively flinches at or that doesn’t make sense to her, she circles it. Then she keeps on reading. Later, as she works on the character […]

  • Staring it Right in the Eyes

    Staring it Right in the Eyes

    I look away when things are scary. When I’m filled with fear, I try to control other things because I feel like I can’t handle it. I get light-headed, nauseous, sweaty, panicked. There is a ringing in my ears. Sometimes when it’s not as bad, I just procrastinate instead. I do laundry, shop online, watch […]

  • My Beautiful Mind at 1,000 days Sober

    My Beautiful Mind at 1,000 days Sober

    I can’t remember ever aspiring to be sober. The word sober always seemed sad and dull and heavy to me. When I was young, when I was checking out adults to see which type I’d like to become, the sober adults seemed rather stiff. I was either told that they couldn’t drink because they had […]

  • Is It Time to Take a Break from Drinking ?

    Is It Time to Take a Break from Drinking ?

    Drinking Alcohol is a common pastime of many Americans, and indeed, of many people throughout the world. It’s normalized in almost all forms of media, from tv shows and movies to songs on the radio. The media has shown binge drinking and getting drunk to be the norm, so how do we know when our […]

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