The Face of Regret

Regret is obviously an inevitable part of life. The “what ifs” alongside the lasting effects of some decisions can haunt our minds. Films with time travel in their plots often show the main characters making different choices in order to “clean up” their timelines.

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7 Life Lessons

I haven’t lived a long time in all honesty. More likely than not, the upcoming days will have laughs, affections, travel, and a sense of mystery.  There is hope that some of the gained wisdom will be of good use in the future even in the more mediocre, uneventful days. Try to achieve greatness!   

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Stepping on Writer’s Block

56-year-old Daniel Schaft analyzed if any dirt was still left under his very short nails. Unfortunately, the man’s fingers were so wide that he would commonly hit the wrong letters on the greasy keyboard. Daniel’s slender stomach was sticking out of the stained blue jeans from drinking a full bottle of Coke Cherry. He stared at the nearly blank Word document with “Hjskalhjkh” typed in dark green Times New Roman. Then there was the realization that he needed to relieve himself.

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Social Anxiety is not as Powerful as it Seems

Dealing with people can be unconditionally terrifying. Social rules differ based on cultural context, evolve throughout time, and can absolutely confuse all of us because what works for one person doesn’t work for the other. Our increasingly digitalized world does not necessarily require in-person contact and it’s no shocker that social anxiety is becoming more prevalent as a result.

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Seeing Fake Places and Made Up Faces

Dreams and daydreams reveal random, nonsensical imagery that soon fades from our conscious memories. There are websites, books, and psychoanalysts who persuade their audiences that the random imagery is not so random because there is some sort of symbolism involved. Throughout our existence, we see fake places and made up faces. But is it all pointless to not live entirely in real life?

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Why Mermaids Make Us Happy

Mermaids. I continue to be fascinated by their aesthetic. Even in the modern times there are alleged mermaid sightings, mummies, and bones. Tales involving these creatures have appeared throughout many cultures. There is still no confirmed evidence. Folklore involving these half-human fishes date back to cave paintings that are over 30,000 years old. Mermaids remain a part of our modern day mythology. 

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