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Why Should You Brave up and Feel the Pain That Comes as Part of Living?

Bittersweet is sweetly bitter

Photo by Benjamin Davies on Unsplash

Short answer: because living isn’t living without all its pieces represented.

Long answer: We are a culture of easy fixes. We reach for “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter” to stave off the guilt of eating the full-fat variety. We cling to what’s comfortable and strive to…




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Ilana Lydia

Ilana Lydia

A theater person/writer/reader of curiosities. A believer in wonder.

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