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Hi! My name is Rachel. I love to write. Write about life, love, and reflect on how the past builds the future. Mostly, I love to tell stories because I believe there is something about stories that brings the world closer together. You can check out some of my writing reflections here at Rachel Writes.

On Bravery…

Being brave is a funny thing. Sometimes, it’s not so much about “being brave” as it is conquering fears. For me, a lot of things scare me because I’m an anxiety prone individual. It’s pretty funny actually, for those who have gone anywhere with me it’s something of a joke. I have to force myself…

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I am Me. That is Enough.

I am me. I don’t know how to be anybody else. And sometimes, being me, feels like a curse because I can be a little high strung, quirky as hell, and often it feels like nobody really understands me except, well, me.  Does anyone else feel like this?  I guess I don’t have to be…

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The Thing About Life

The thing about life is that it’s not perfect. Life is not always easy. At times, it feels like a whole lot of hours, maybe even years, spent doing a whole lot of nothing and calling it purpose. I’m sorry that’s negative. I guess this isn’t going to be one of my positivity rants. What…

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The Climb

“If you don’t climb the mountain, you can’t see the view.” Who hasn’t heard that saying before? It’s supposed to be a quote of hope. A reminder that the higher you climb, the harder you work…the more worth it in the end. It’s worth it because at the end of the climb, you finally see…

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Can Making Mistakes Be Good?

Mistakes. We all make them. From wishing you’d ordered a different appetizer, to an embarrassing moment, to a life changing decision…mistakes are a part of life. Should we regret our mistakes? I think that it’s good to look back and recognize a mistake. At the same time, I think it’s important to learn from the…

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