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Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. – Napoleon Hill Two years ago, after being diagnosed with PTSD, I hit a rough patch in my life. I gave up on socializing, I’d spend days in bed and I avoided anything that had to do with accepting my past and the PTSD that came into the…




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Jun 7

Anxiety

Anxiety is something I grew up with. It was there when I wanted to ask my crush out on a date in elementary school, it was there when I had to speak in front of an entire class about teen pregnancy and it remains with me to this day, every time I have to speak…




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“No Matter How Much Someone Has Hurt You Or Betrayed You Or How Much It Seems That Someone Is Evil, At Their Core, Everyone Is Worth Saving.” – Smallville Growing up, I found it very difficult to hate people (other than myself, of course). In a lot of ways, I think it’s because I see…




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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
May 31

Choices

There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them. ~ Denis Waitley If I could sum up my life in about one sentence, it would be: “I’m trying to forge myself into a fighter. I’m no longer the boy running from his dark past but a  man…




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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
May 7

Wealth

The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively. – Bob Marley Money has been on my mind lately. It comes up a lot in the internal conversations I have with myself because I’m at a point in…




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I spent my youth Away from Home. Wishing my friends Were sisters of my own. I didn’t like family. Dangerous love. Beat up and tortured, Push comes to shove. We lived in the country, Away from town. If there are no neighbors, Does abuse make a sound? My heart goes back To that scary place.…




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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
Apr 19

The Unknown

This post may contain no redeeming qualities, as it will be my outlet for being profane, crass and downright stupid. Continue at your own risk. Just kidding (maybe). This article isn’t for normal people. For whatever reason, you clicked on this post and began reading, which is how we got to this point in time.…




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Every creation needs a reason to exist, no matter what the creation. It’s finding a reason for its existence that sometimes becomes the biggest challenge of all. As a former freelance network security engineer, I learned several things that transitioned into valuable life lessons. There’s always a way in. The weakest link in any security…




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Ownership is an illusion; an ephemeral concept, a time-bomb. The hardest life lesson to learn and accept is that when you own something, it also owns you. This is doesn’t only fall into our personal lives, but our professional ones, too. This is why I never understood the debate between “self-hosted WordPress vs. WordPress.com” No…




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Originally written: 2016. What I’m about to share with you is deeply personal, fellow reader, so I ask you to read with caution. Any vulgar humor is only intended to ease the pressure of writing such thing and not directed at you, the reader. Unless you’re the intended recipient. Then take it personally. Today, I’ll be…