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The Power of Story Telling

How do you see yourself? How do you comprehend what happens to you daily? How do you justify rejection? What do you tell yourself when you make a stupid mistake or when you fail? What if people had opinions about your...
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ShaTTered Discussions: The Thin Line Between Confidence and Cockiness/Arrogance

Let me just start by saying that there is nothing wrong with being confident! I feel like everyone should be confident in themselves. But the line that separates confidence from cockiness and arrogance is a thin one, and...
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Debunking the “HEMA fanatic” biased analysis of Samurai vs Vikings

The “Historical European Martial Arts”(HEMA) community has been around for a few decades, it has only risen in popularity within the last decade. The concept is good as it is meant to rediscover and preserve traditional...
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The Road To Forgivness

What is the occasion for writing this text on here? It is difficult to explain. Like most things are, I suppose. But I will try my best. Let’s just say that it all started with the discovery of a song that I never knew...
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Lessons from 27 years of life.

I started my young age with so much passion for the things I am going to witness, the places I will go, and the wisdom I will learn. I don't consider myself as a good person, and I am unlikeable in all sorts of ways. But...
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5 Most Useless Inventions That Are Pretty Funny

Hello everyone, I haven't wrote a myTake in a very long time.. but today is the day! I hope you all at least get a good laugh from this silly inventions that actually exist! Why do they exist? The world may never know!...
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20 of the many German inventions and innovations

Every country has it’s great inventors and innovators. However there is one country and ethnic group that rarely gets credit for their contributions. They are the Germans a group of people who were once considered to be...
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Trying to Survive the Texas Snow Storm

For those of you on the outside looking in, you're probably like what the hell is going on down in Texas and you'd be right because we're asking the same exact questions. For reference, in Houston, in our entire history,...
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Held Up At Gunpoint

In my head I was rolling my eyes as one of my last customers for the day asked to see the price of one of the home decor pieces high on the wall next to the register. I knew from my nearly three year long experience...
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Im kidding I was just joking. This does not absolve you from anything.

This was posted at one point on this forum as a Q&A.. One thing you never will see me do. And that is smile. I dont smile. I can't smile Why may you ask. Well. For years people been saying to me "Im kidding calm down" "I...
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Stop generalising people based on their genders.

I literally see it all the time "Why are men so ... ", "Why do women do ...", and then there are questions about why people hate either gender and in the comments you can actually see people insulting the opposite gender...
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My 2020 recap - glowup edition

2020 has been a very busy year for me with many ups and downs. At the end of 2019 I got in an argument with my best friend, with whom I was very deeply in love at the time. I lost not only a great friendship but also the...
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I've Never Had Alcohol

I've literally never had an alcoholic beverage. Never been drunk. Never bought alcohol. Never tasted it. N-O-T-H-I-N-G. I made the choice not to drink when I was twelve. I know that sounds crazy, like what does a 12 year...
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How getting pierced changed my life for the better

I went home over the holidays and while is was there I decided to get a helix piercing. Here’s the thing – I had been dying to get one for at least 7 years but my parents had always told me it would only happen once I was...
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Highly Sensitive Person (HSP): Have you heard of it, or do you identify with it?

Yes, this is an actual thing. When people often say "you're so sensitive" - perhaps you are. There is nothing wrong with being that way. It's said that those of us who are Highly Sensitive People (HSP) make up about 15%...
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Is everything just matter?

The most prominent view in today's society is that there is nothing but matter. It's all matter and nothing else we have moved on from the dualism of the olden days to more modern and scientific ways. But is this really...
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How I spend a typical day

6:45 a.m. – My alarm goes off. It’s a Wednesday morning. I wanna cry since i usually didn't get enough sleep. Usually, I hit snooze, five more minutes until I REALLY need to be up. 7:15 a.m. – First order of the day is a...
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Be comfortable in your own skin and stop asking for society's approval.

We are all unique in our own way. So many people think they need society's approval to be happy. I don't understand why? Being part of the boring brainwashed way that society thinks is so uninteresting to me. Anybody can...
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The Men In Black: A Weird And Creepy Experience That I Once Encountered

The Men In Black When my friend and I were 14, we were hanging out in the park around 6pm. We were just chilling out, sitting and chatting on a park bench. All of a sudden, we noticed two slim tall men dressed exactly...
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My Second Take on Puerto Rico and My Culture & Heritage - Expanded

If you know me by the kinds of posts I write, especially as answers to questions, then you know that I'm very cultural and that my culture determines my lifestyle to a very great extent. I'm from the island of Puerto...
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