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Alexander McMahon

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Becoming Brave

I've never considered myself a brave person. I'm very non-confrontational. I don't like heated arguments with people (although I love a friendly debate) and I would likely back down if threatened at all. It has been said, however, that the... Continue Reading →

The Key to Joy

I love food. I know most people enjoy it. We all eat things we like, for the most part. It's a part of that biological incentive to keep eating. Y'know, so we don't die. But I really love food. Tomorrow,... Continue Reading →

Learning How to Heal

A year ago, there was an ending. It was the end of a five month relationship. The mutual agreement on this made it no less difficult, and yet, I can only find most every aspect of that relationship to be... Continue Reading →

A Superb Superpower

One of the oldest questions in history can be summed up in just three words: 'what is happiness?' Many might relate it to good things happening, or maybe more good things than bad things. It could be about pleasure over... Continue Reading →

A Game of Numbers

I've never been particularly concerned about my weight. I say particularly because it's hard to not have some degree of self-criticism, some degree of comparison with one's own imperfect body and the 'ideal', whatever the latter may be. Many of the people... Continue Reading →

Trial Treatment

I'm very hard on myself. This is something that those who have not known me for very long may not be aware of. I'm self-critical, obsessive, and struggle to give myself apologies or excuses. It's because I'm something of a... Continue Reading →

The Happy Choice

It was difficult to decide on a topic for this post. Sometimes the words just come to me - I know what I want to write about, and it's easy to sum it up. Other times, I have no such... Continue Reading →

The Hidden Cost

I had a productive day today. Productive, in that I've crossed off just about everything on my daily checklist. I've made lunch for the work week ahead. I've done some writing. I exercised. I practised both ukulele and singing. I've... Continue Reading →

A New Normal

It's a normal to feel a little weird, I've been told. Many of us are forever searching for 'normality', for a place in the world where we can truly fit in. More than anything, human beings love to have a... Continue Reading →

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