Facebook: The Epitome of Peer Pressure

The value of your life and its activities is not determined by the number of likes on your Facebook posts and photos. I don’t know how many times a week, day or hour I think this exact thing after scrolling through my newsfeed and seeing the things people post. Facebook is not the be all end all determinant of the quality of your life or existence — yet it seems that for many, it is used to measure exactly that. It both saddens and frustrates me that there are people who base their life choices and the value of their

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School Daze

My kids are back to school. I’m back to school. As a workaround to my anxiety issues I opted to run like hell from the local community college I’ve been earning credits at over the years and give American Public University a go. So far, so good. Didn’t lose ANY credits, either — which is SWEET! Feeling a little better after taking the time to direct some anger where it belonged and a good (LONG) heart-to-heart with my best friend followed by a nice break from real life. Actually, I’m feeling a lot better. I’m an awful wreck when I

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