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After 11 years as a user, I just permanently deleted my Facebook account

For the last four years my work at Digital Charlotte has been dedicated to helping people get online to create new opportunities in their life....

Depression is like drowning on dry land and I’ve been going under undetected for years

Content warning: This piece discusses depression and suicidal ideation. They say drowning doesn’t look the way we might expect. There’s no flailing or...

Turning 30: How I learned to stop running in Charlotte

That picture is ironic given the title, right? Don’t worry, we’ll get to it. We live in an era where we can carefully craft our public image — the...

6 things I missed while away for 6 weeks

As a teacher I’m afforded a long summer break, with which I can do pretty much anything. Because I like to torture myself, I’ve spent six weeks...

Even in the darkest times, there is always light

The sense of being ‘compelled’ to do something is a strong feeling. That’s what this article is for me. I felt compelled to write it. Recently, a friend...