18
Apr
2014
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How to Overcome Suicidal Thoughts

Photo Credit: http://scottkinmartin.com I’ve been tempted with suicide more than once in my life.  I mostly recall having dark thoughts coming during my high school years of depression and isolation. As an outcast, I felt alone in the world. Eventually I forgave, but the pain was still on my heart for a long while. I...
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3
Apr
2014
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Learning to Forgive: How I Learned to Let the Small Things Go

I used to be one of those people who was mad at the world. Little things would irritate me and it was extremely hard to please me. To make matters worse, I spent the majority of my time comparing myself to others. So, if you gave me something great I couldn’t recognize how great it...
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15
Mar
2014
1

True Life: How I Overcame Depression

I decided to be transparent with this blog because, as it has come to my attention, there are many people who have battled with depression at one point in their lives. There are also those that find themselves currently going through depression. Either way, I felt like my story could inspire someone who feels stuck...
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24
Nov
2013
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True Life: My Story of Forgiveness and “People Bondage”

“People bondage” is something we can all relate to because it represents a struggle that everyone will go through in their lifetime. It can be defined as an unhealthy attachment to an individual or group of people that unknowingly or knowingly causes you to live in fear. It can be physical or mental. It also...
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2
Aug
2013
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“Being an “African” and an “American” while living in Africa: Where do I fit in?”

My article has been published by the Little Black Village and the Southern Association of Black Peace Corps Volunteers – SAB PCV. The title is “Being an “African” and an “American” while living in Africa: Where do I fit in?” In it, I talk about how past European colonialism and U.S media stereotypes about Africa have effected many Moroccan’s...
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2
Aug
2013
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Alone but not Lonely: My Ramadan experience

Funny thing- I tried to find the perfect picture for this blog post by doing a google image search for “alone” but all the pictures that came up were of sadness and despair. Not quite the type of pictures I was looking for. Being alone has a negative stereotype of being a time of sorrowful...
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