Things to Remember About Arguing: You are not always right. The point of arguing is not to win. You don’t know everything. It’s ok to stop when you see things escalating. Some people will not get it. Focus on solutions instead of going in circles about the issue. Saying the same thing over and over […]
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My nephew is consistently teaching me. He’s so intelligent and funny and creative, but he’s also six and still learning how to process his emotions. One of the major things he’s taught me is patience. I have to remind myself of his age and even though I may know more than he does, he can […]
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Would you be cool if you weren’t family? Would you even associate yourself with those people? Recently I watched an episode of Girlfriends that made me ponder this question; long story short, Toni didn’t want one of her sisters in her wedding and only invited her to oblige their mother. I thought, I don’t care […]
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The real, whole question: when do you give up on someone who hasn’t done you wrong? It’s easy to walk away from people you are not attached to, who aren’t your friends or mean you no good. But when, if ever, do you give up on those who have been good to you? By give […]
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Photographer Adreinne Waheed is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography. From the book/project ‘Black Joy’. To see Adreinne’s body of work, click on any image. All images © Adreinne Waheed See also: RED LINES By Adreinne Waheed […]
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I celebrated my nephew’s birthday this weekend; he had a few friends join him at the trampoline park and dinner. One spawn of satan kid got out of hand—talking loudly and over others. Getting up randomly. Shaking his empty cup at the server. Yelling “where’s my food?!” more than once. Not a once did I […]
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Forgiveness what’s it really about? Forgiveness is about you. Forgiveness is for you. It never has been and it never will be about the offender. Worry not about them but about yourself, they have their own demons to deal with..demons one day they will discover, one day they will face. I Forgive you but I […]
via Forgiveness Changes Everything — Breathe Think Write Release
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