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Be Positive, or Don't.

Posted by julia olson on Sunday, December 21, 2014,

"Be positive," "think positive and positive things will happen," "see the positive in everything." These days, anywhere you look you can find motivational quotes promoting positive thinking. While nothing beats good ol' positivity, the constant bombardment of positive thinking completely disregards the very real pain we all experience on a regular basis. It seems feeling down is becoming less and less acceptable and no one talks about it anymore. I mean, 'cause why should you...


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Posted by julia olson on Tuesday, October 15, 2013,


My mom just happened to be visiting me from Japan when my accident happened.  She left her old life behind, never looking back, to care for me.  My dad and brother stayed in japan and my incredible mother has been my rock.  Now, my brother is in Boston for college and my dad’s been transferred to Hong Kong.  I see my dad every 2-3 months, but it is extra special when we get to spend our birthday together on October 10th.

My parents continue to live apart so that my dad can...


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