Personal essays, flash fiction, and other musings.

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    Thoughts on Thoughts

    “7 Thoughts From a Chronically Unhappy Person” Diana Spechler – The New York Times, April 21st, 2015 Sleeplessness. Only sleeping a few hours, not due to lack of exhaustion, but perhaps an overwhelming amount. That’s what causes sleeplessness. Worrying so much that it keeps you awake, and even after you are physically, emotionally, and mentally exhausted from worrying you cannot fall asleep. Misunderstood. Expressionless. Cover-up. You think it’s dramatic that that girl would rather fail the oral presentation and run out of the room crying than just “suck it up” and do it? That’s why she won’t tell you what’s wrong – because you believe it’s something that can be…

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    “Secrets for living a happy and fulfilling life.” Hmmm…I need to be with someone. I can’t be happy without being in a relationship. It says so right here. Being with someone would really fill this void. “Secrets for winning over your crush.” Okay so I need to be forward – but not too forward – about my feelings. While still playing hard to get. Hmm…that seems hard in itself but it must work. What else… “The top beauty secrets.” Does a cat eye work for my eye shape? What is my eye shape? Why does that cream cost so much money? I guess it must really work…goodbye developing wrinkles. “The best…