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In times of uncertainty it becomes easier for feelings of stress and fear to overtake us. To not become overwhelmed by these feelings, it’s important that we quell them in one way or another. Many of us have adopted mechanisms for coping with the uneasiness brought on...

There are few infirmities that ravage a life more than that of a wounded heart. Being intimately injured is an experience that almost no one walks away from unscathed. And Just as our skin might toughen over a bruise for protection, so too do we hide behind a tough ext...

For majority of us, it could be said that our first lessons in self-awareness are given by our families. That is to say that through the people most invested in our happiness and well being, do we begin to comprehend the weight of our words, deeds, and actions. While i...

For many of us, natural disasters spell a time of fear and confusion. We break out the comfort foods and lock ourselves away from the world outside of our doors and the world within. Though, as a New Orleans native that’s been through hurricane after hurricane, disaste...

“Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love.”

– Elie Wiesel

We are, each of us, at the center of our own universe. Yet every so often, and only for the luckiest of souls out there, do we get to experience a relationship so pure that it expands the boundaries of o...

If there was one phrase that I could erase from the dating world, it would be that opposites attract. In my naivete I entertained relationships with individuals from worlds that were not only different than my own, but opposed to my own. I had convinced myself of this...

We know all too well the many different phases a relationship goes through. There’s the courting phase, then the dating phase, followed by the honeymoon phase, and then (what most people assume) a period of stagnation. However, like life, humans are in a constant state...

Living is an amazing experience full of infinite curiosities. Many of these curiosities befuddle even the greatest of thinkers. From Chiek Anta Diop to Lao Tzu, great minds have all offered their wisdoms about our confusing existence and fragmented pasts. However, some...

Years ago when I was in middle school my class did a pin-pal event so that we could learn what school was like for kids in other parts of the world. I was obsessed with all things Japan while in the 6th grade and had to have a Japanese pin-pal. My teacher actually didn...

On a trip back to Los Angeles I walked into a tea shop and caught up with an old-ish acquaintance of mine. I first met her years ago on a trip to France. She made sure I got home safe after deciding to walk home alone from a bar with young, naïve, drunken, adamancy.

I...

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