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Eric

What are your weaknesses? How have they helped you?

Bacon Cheeseburgers. They’ve never been any help. A weakness though, that I wish to improve is sometimes being too self-involved in my own bubble. It has helped me think though my thoughts.

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Arielle

What has been the best learning experience?

Getting on a plane to Banff with a one way ticket almost three years ago now. Being literally thousands of miles away from everyone I knew  and having to learn who I was without them.  Also living on my own and having to make time for boring adult things as well as finding time for my passions .

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FEEL, LEARN

Letting It Go

We went home and the feeling continued to burn inside me, like a fire that started out small years ago, that I poured tears onto to keep at bay and I had tamed it for years, but I was done crying, I was mad and I was run dry. I knew now I could either let it burn me or I had to let it out.

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The Trials of Trauma

I was always in such a rooted, permanent state of anxiety that eventually when the stress bottled up to be too much my fight or flight would kick in full force. I didn’t have bad days. I had explosive ones. I was scared to be happy and comfortable.

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HEAR, Interviews, LEARN

Impractical Women’s Studies / Episode 2

EPISODE 2: Artist dissociation, imposter syndrome, what it’s like to produce and publish your own work, trying to find balance and what “balance” looks like when you’re in the midst of creation. Abolishing the idea of the starving artist, understanding why we make the art, and your part in all of that. It’s a good as hell episode and we hope you enjoy.

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How I Overcame my Eating Disorder: Forest Greenwell

Source: How I Overcame my Eating Disorder: Forest Greenwell Forest is a dear friend of mine who I met when I first moved home to Toronto from New Zealand.   She was behind the counter at a cafe I walked into, in a state of low, really ungrounded and upset.  She immediately took me to the […]

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Community, Interviews, LEARN

INTERVIEW // Juma Perez – How To Grow Daisies In A Cow Town

Its a short read, so I’ve read this compilation what feels like a billion times. After a while it did not sound any different from the other times I read it, but it started to feel different. The poems started to fit comfortably in my life and I was able to really be open up about it without feeling shame, and thats when I knew, I was healing again. It was time to move on. 

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The Quality vs Quantity of Time

Often, my panic is what makes me unproductive. I get stuck in thought patterns and realms that send me reeling for 10 minutes and then getting back on track is challenging. I get too caught up in what I feel like doing or trying to remember what my list is instead of following my tried and true routines that make me feel good and productive for the rest of the day

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