I try to move forward, but I always wind up

Back here in the same place

Wondering what I did and where I went wrong

Circling, circling, circling

Attempts to reverse the revolving door always leads me back to my heart

Further away from my brain

But I want to stay.

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Because that’s for small minds

Recently I’ve had a major mind shift. This occurred in part because of a hard time I’m going through that put things into perspective and because I honestly just… grew up.

I’d rather talk about sociology, psychology, or society than about how Becky with the good hair slept with Derek…

Just Media Inc.

Why you should utilize what you’re already invested in instead of adding more

The cable bill dropped from $200 a month to $52 with just internet and switching the name on the account so it appears as a “new customer”…but they still have cable.

Here’s how:

Our phone plan offers directTV Now app. This allows you to watch live cable television using the…

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It’s controversial but we should be talking about it.

Let’s discuss something that really matters, please.

Seriously, drink a cup of coffee and read this.

Particularly: Adderall.

The US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health reports that 62% of individuals prescribed Adderall experience 3 or more side effects and continue use.

I want to preface this by saying that…

Life with no boundaries. How does that sound?

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Give me some fresh produce, a sharp knife, a cutting board, some spices, a drizzle of EVOO, and a gas stove.


There aren’t many things that I know I’m good at. …

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Because I decided to pick up and experience life.

“Hey, we should book a trip to ________!”

A line that came out of my mouth over one hundred times in a span of five years which only produced results…. twice.

I paid for a passport, why wouldn’t I use it?

Everyone assumes that if you travel after a break…

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You sound like an idiot.

“You eat plants? But like, steak is so fucking good?”

“Like OMG how do you live without meat?”

I live. I live very, very well actually. But, thanks for your concern.

And for the record, I know that steak tastes “good”. If you really want to talk about it though…

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Because my work should be about purpose and not about filling empty space

Some people suggest that you should write and post every single day in order to become successful. My thoughts? That makes no sense.

Does J.K. Rowling write and post every day? No.
Does John Green write and post every day? No.

(Those are some of my favorite writers)

Every day…

Katie Caisse

A PhD student and behavior analyst writing about love, relationships, and life. Discovering the benefits of plant-based eating while exploring how to self-love.

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