smntks Says

Self Care in 5 Easy Steps

These times, these times.  We will look back and know that these were the times that changed everything.  The moment is now, but don’t let that stop you from taking a moment to reconnect with the now inside of you.

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smntks Says

Smells Like Teen Spirit

I was in line at T.J. Maxx in the gauntlet–you know the line that’s lined with socks and kitchen gadgets and stuff you don’t need but are likely to buy if you’re stuck looking at it long enough–and I saw this little gem: I saw this candle with no frame of reference for how “ivy league” […]

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smntks Says

Your First Holiday Gift is Here!

With the end of Halloween starts that most intimate of season–the shopping season.  Ahh, a time to curl up with a warm credit card, surround yourself with brand name goods, and share with your loved ones that most important of human emotions–the joy of opening a gift from the Apple store. Let the onslaught of […]

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smntks Says

A Year Without Sleep

This week marks the one year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown.  The recent graduate was walking down the street when he encountered former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.  Three minutes later he was dead.  Within hours of his death the first protests formed on the very street he was shot on.  The protests […]

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smntks Says

Build Media Mind Muscles

Learning to think about media, or media literacy, is both fun and functional.  Sure we live in a media saturated world, straight mainlining image and messages 24.7–but do you think about it?  Do you ask yourself why are there 1000 channels and nothing on?  Why is the news so bad at the news? What is […]

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