Mind Games: Racism

By Paula Bianchi – I know I’m about to tackle a very controversial topic of our times, but I feel compelled to do so because it’s something that the human race has had to endure since the beginning of our time here on Earth. The idea that one group of people are more superior than […]

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Lucy in the Afterlife: My Reception (Part 1)

By Paula Bianchi – Lucy found herself floating over the roof of the mortuary that held her ashes. She felt so light and breezy as she watched the people, from her service, getting into their cars to drive to her parent’s house for her reception. She noticed her parent’s and Michael’s cars were already gone. […]

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The Hip Hypnotist: Pat Collins

By Paula Bianchi – During the late 80’s, I went on my first girl’s road trip with my sister-in-law, Lily, my husband’s cousin, Sara, and her friend, Ann, to Reno, Nevada. It was my first time playing the slot machines and watching other people gamble. I told myself before I left that I was going […]

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Metaphysical: Spirits/Ghosts (Part 3)

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By Paula Bianchi – As you read this, you may feel a compulsion to leave, or hear an inner voice telling you not to read this. If so, then you’re the one I’m writing this for. Keep reading till the end of the article. You may find…

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Lucy in the Afterlife: My Funeral (Part 2)

By Paula Bianchi – Lucy couldn’t believe her eyes. She was surprised to see every pew was packed with her family and friends, so much so, that some had to stand in the back of the room. The sun poured through a stained-glass window sending its colors dancing around the room. What was more shocking […]

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Mind Games: Acceptance

By Paula Bianchi – The most important psychological tool I learned to use from therapy was: acceptance. Without it, I never would have moved on from my tortured past. I say tortured in the sense of dealing with my own thoughts and emotions about being molested when I was a kid. It’s indescribable the thoughts, […]

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Lucy in the Afterlife: My Funeral (part 1)

By Paula Bianchi – Lucy’s vision slowly began to clear as she began to recognize the decorations in her living room with their familiar shades of earth tones. She was also acutely aware she was not alone. “We’ve all been so worried about you, Lucy.” Ava rushed to her side. Lucy found herself standing in […]

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