Month: February 2022

How To Survive A Thunderstorm

Surviving An Unprecedented Storm

The scenario: You’re caught in a torrential downpour. Lightning blinds you and thunder thumps throughout your body. Wind uproots a nearby tree. The building you’re in is being torn apart. Water levels rise around your neck and you don’t know when it’ll stop. Time is running out. There appears to be no escape from the …

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A Story For Those Who Are Attracted To The Night

Do you have a yearning for the stars? Do you find yourself being drawn to the moon and feeling a deep connection to it? Words don’t describe it, right? The sensation is visceral. It’s an inexplicable desire. Well, you’re a special kind of special person. You’re what’s known as a nyctophile — someone who absolutely …

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I Love Misery Literature

Pseudo-biographical abuse narratives have become popular of late. For some, there’s nothing more tantalizing than digesting a real-life story about a victim who has suffered in the worst kinds of way. Sexual, psychological and physical abuse, paedophilia, sadism and self-harm — are just a few of the topics covered in what’s been coined as misery …

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A Syndrome More Psychologically Debilitating Than Social Isolation

Humans are social animals. We talk, work and love together. We need others to survive. Pandemics can have us thinking that there is only one form of isolation. There is another. Usher’s Syndrome. No sight. No hearing. No speech. No communication. No world awareness. Nothing. From birth. You’re fortunate. If you can see this post, …

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