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When we learn not to compare ourselves with others, we free up the time and the space to focus on ourselves and think about how we can improve as individuals.

A Lesson in Comparing Yourself

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer March 16, 2015

“I’m not good enough.”  That one, crippling thought often plagues my mind, popping up unannounced, like weeds shooting through a patch of vivid dandelions.  This happens every time I try to write...

Expectations can be healthy or crushing. Obsessive thought and restricting criticism can engage someone to completely shut down. Letting go of control is freeing. I have realized that striving to be the best me is the greatest thing I can do.

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Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer December 19, 2014

I gasped for air, realizing that there were two hands around my neck, clenching, pulsing. They would squeeze so tight sometimes. Sometimes they would squeeze so tightly that I realized there was no open...

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