All excellent points. The one caveat is that all these colors wash out partially or completely for color-blind, blue-light-blocking, and dark mode users. Shape and contrast are critical for visibility in these cases.
Personally, I wear safety lenses that filter HEV (high energy violet - the most harmful type of…
Wow - glad you were well enough - and sober enough - to recognize these early warning signs and get help! Definitely a key benefit of sobriety!
Hilarious! Your food narrative is amazing - my mouth is watering! And Love how your friend responded to the marriage proposal BOL. Also really appreciate the explanation of local idioms. I feel like I was there!
“Now you see…” Roshan finished his description and came to his final point, “my mom gets up every morning at 3 to cook this meal for me. And this banana leaf is from a tree me and dad planted when we first moved into our new house in the city. I don’t need to hear or be told how much my parents love me, I feel it with every bite. Oh, and I always have the weekends to hang out with them.”
Highlights the problem with "armchair psychotherapy" - we see/hear based on our own experiences and preferences and conduct a run-away train of analyses with our own imaginations.
If you don't mind, I'd like to share your story in my professional development series when I start teaching again. I love being able to share fun, real-world stories that have broader implications for professional practice.
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That was embarrassing —
Took the dog out for a walk
Was barely able to get the leash on him, to begin with
The neighbors must think I’m drunk.
Barely made it back in the house —
Couldn’t walk in a…
Yes, I confess. It was me — your newbie reader and a member writer, no less.
I’m the one who gave you the clap — like literally, a single clap.
Alex Baia for Slackjaw on medium.com
You poured your heart out, bore your soul.
Made me cringe, sniffle, and fold over from my chair.
Insightful, intelligent, and beautifully written
While writing a memoir about my own childhood trauma, as part of my therapeutic process, I wanted to share some of the inspiring messages of support I have received from readers. I’ve included links to the parts of the story available online so far. …