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Ayngel Overson (ayngel boshemia)

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I am a writer of fiction and of fact, a free-thinker, and true Bohemian. Author of Sister, Survivor, and a certified victim's advocate and abuse survivor striving to help others overcome past and present abuse in their lives.

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  • 100 things to love about life
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    100 things to love about life

    3 years ago

    Life is the most wonderful gift that any of us have been given, we can bend it, shape it, and make it into anything we desire. The only difference between merely living and actually loving life is simply a decision. A...

  • Abuse and Self-Actualization - A Maslow Review
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    Abuse and Self-Actualization - A Maslow Review

    3 years ago

    This lens came about after thinking about how Maslow's hierarchy might apply to the certain individuals. To abuse survivors or others who for one reason or another struggle with the upper half of the pyramid. What...

  • No Bad Words, Only Bad Intentions
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    No Bad Words, Only Bad Intentions

    3 years ago

    George Carlin once said "There are no bad words, bad thoughts, bad intentions, and wooooords. " Most people would beg to differ with him, but he is right. Words have no power of their own. A word is nothing...

  • * Strange Parenting Tales: Fact or Fiction?
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    * Strange Parenting Tales: Fact or Fiction?

    3 years ago

    This lens has now grown to over two dozen parenting facts, world records and general parenting trivia that make this Fairly Goth Mother look rather normal by comparison. In a culture of reality TV and instant YouTube...

  • Making Peace With Your Past
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    Making Peace With Your Past

    3 years ago

    I remember the first time I watched Titanic, it came to the part where they are floating in the icy ocean and she realizes Jack is dead. She lets go of his hand and he sinks into the dark water, and she goes on with her...

  • The Cure for Doormat Disease
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    The Cure for Doormat Disease

    3 years ago

    Many people suffer from doormat disease, and they don't even know it. Doormat disease is a rarely fatal but often painful condition where the spine of a person is replaced by a welcome mat. Doormat disease is often...

  • Columbine Survivors 10 Years Later
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    Columbine Survivors 10 Years Later

    3 years ago

    April 20, 2009 marked the tenth memorial of the Columbine massacre. Most of us remember the events of that day with vivid clarity. We remember the victims who lost their lives and those responsible, but what happened to...

  • The Empath Within - Are You a Highly Sensitive Person?
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    The Empath Within - Are You a Highly Sensitive Person?

    3 years ago

    The popular book "The Sociopath Next Door" paints a detailed picture of sociopaths in society. Author Martha Stout puts forth the theory that there is literally a socipath on each block. It makes you wonder,...

  • What is a Sociopath?
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    What is a Sociopath?

    3 years ago

    Dahmer, Bundy, Gacy. The very names of these selected sociopaths have the power to send chills down our spines. They are the people of nightmares and horror films, but thankfully they are relatively rare in real...

  • Communication Styles - Passive - Aggressive - Assertive
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    Communication Styles - Passive - Aggressive - Assertive

    3 years ago

    " All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood." -Article 1 of the United Nations...

  • Hippies, Uranium and Prairie Dogs Oh My - My Hometown Nucla, Colorado
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    Hippies, Uranium and Prairie Dogs Oh My - My Hometown Nucla, Colorado

    3 years ago

    Nucla is a small town located in southwestern Colorado. It is about 100 miles from the Four Corners Monument, the junction of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. In fact Nucla is about a two hour drive from...

  • Perfect Fictional Character - Scarlett O'Hara
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    Perfect Fictional Character - Scarlett O'Hara

    3 years ago

    "There was a land of cavaliers and cotton fields called the Old South. Here in this pretty world, gallantry took its last bow. Here was the last ever to be seen of knights and their ladies fair, of master and of...

  • * Learning How To Live With Yourself
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    * Learning How To Live With Yourself

    3 months ago

    Love is a gift we give so freely to others, but for some reason we often withhold it from ourselves. We aren't perfect, and we know it. Most of us are aware of every single flaw we possess...

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