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Posts by Lisa-Gardner

Lisa Gardner teaches acting and voice at CUNY's York College in New York City.  She's been on TV, on stage, and on theonion.com.  She also plays the ukulele and gives great hugs.  Follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

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5 Ways to Deal with Emotional Oversensitivity

“It isn’t what happens to us that causes us to suffer; it’s what we say to ourselves about what happens.” ~Pema Chodron

I’ve never been much of a sun worshipper. I’m a pale blend of Irish, Scottish, and English, so …

Do You Take Up as Much Space as You Deserve?

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” ~Maya Angelou

As a child, I got bombarded with the message that I was too much. Everywhere I turned, …