The convenience store across the gas station overlooking Route 66 looked exactly like you would expect it would. It was unspectacular in its rectangular shape--resembling nothing more than a cinder block with holes carved out for a pull-not-push door and a window to hang a neon red "open" sign on along with a glowing beer mug and a joint that had the smoke appearing and disappearing to advertise alcohol and cigarettes. If you ventured inside, you would find the electronics section to your left, which housed the plastic earbuds, cheap phone chargers, and rows of iTunes, Amazon, and Applebee's gift cards. To your right, extending all the way to the back of the store, would be the aisles dedicated to the myriad of every fried, fatty, and sugar-filled snack on the market as well as the discounted off-brand counterparts for the ones who couldn't afford such a luxury. And if you were so inclined as to take a look inside the aisles, you would find the usual suspects: a trucker looking to buy a diet Pepsi for the road (diet because he's trying to lose some weight, but finds that difficult given his occupation and the duffle bag full of Cool Ranch Doritos he keeps at the foot of the passenger seat), a mother with her two young boys picking out bags of gummy bears and a king-size Snickers bars for the remainder of their long car ride to a family-friendly destination, a deadbeat teenager trying to sneak a handful of beer cans underneath his Slipknot band tee, and an equally deadbeat cashier who is too invested in reading about the end of "Brangelina" from the tabloid he took from the magazine rack to notice. Basically, you will find that everyone is doing their own thing, and no one else cares what anyone else is doing. The role and faces here are unrehearsed: no one is trying to look impressive--to flaunt their wealth, social class, occupational prestige, or appearance. We're in a convenience store--no one gives a flying fuck. Here, you will find that we all have a slight haze glossing over our eyes, a heavy drag to our step, and a sigh being held in our throats. But I'm here to let you know that it's okay to release it now. Breathe easy. Because trying is hard. And while you might have to put up with all of life's bullshit out there, I hope you will be able to find peace in the fact that you don't have to try so hard here.
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Another day, another barrier is put in place to prevent people from voting.
In an already unprecedented political landscape, things aren't looking so bright for mail-in voters heading into November's election. In 46 states and Washington D.C., post offices received a warning that mail-in ballots may not be counted on time to count on election day, according to a report by the Washington Post.
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No matter what stigmas you held about therapy before this year, I'm sure 2020 has affirmed that we could ALL use a nice long therapy session. Between wildfires that took over an entire continent, a global health crisis, and what's sure to be one giant circus of an election in the United States, we need help and we need it now.
The fact of the matter is, therapy has been a helpful, valid resource long before the world decided to become one giant dumpster fire. Having a safe space to discuss what's going on in your life, worries you have, and struggles you're facing has become a very normal thing for individuals' mental health.
I'll be at Dunkin' next week if you need me.
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