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Anything’s Possible

I think people watch meteor showers to remind themselves anything’s possible. I think people have kids to remind themselves anything’s possible. I think people become doctors or healers to remind themselves anything’s possible. I think people go to sleep at night to remind themselves anything’s possible. I think people get out of bed in the […]

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If You’ve Broken Free From Psychiatry, Leave a Trail Mark

If you’ve broken free from psychiatry or any other type of oppression or form of injustice, leaving a trail marker for others to be guided by is crucial. There are many ways to leave trail marks. You can tell your story to people you meet, write it down, audio record it and share it online, […]

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If Each Nice Girl Took a Pen

Writing is resistance. It’s saying no, for however brief an instant, to the notion imparted on me that I’m here solely to respond, that I’m here to be nice, a good girl, cooperative and kind, that I’m here to play out the role I was assigned: to be convenient for others. Writing is the only […]

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My Story Is Your Story

My story is your story even though you don’t know. Your story is my story even though I may never know the details. I may see them in your face, the way your jaw slants, hear them in your voice, how it’s hard for you to speak at times; I may sense your story as […]

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