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The Common Rebel

By The Reckless Whisper  (booksie.com)

A very short story about the life of the girl Felicity, told by the view of a prisoner, years later.

Short Story | Updated Mar 1, 2015 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 3
Tags: Captivity,Prisoner,Toughness


From Depression To Isolation

By Bill Rayburn  (booksie.com)

Ruminations on how and why some people can choose, rather easily, to ask for help in life, while others retreat into themselves.

Essay | Updated Dec 11, 2012 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 3
Tags: Depression,Isolation,Sadness,Toughness,Resiliency,Analysis,Psychology


Point Blank

By Bill Rayburn  (booksie.com)

Toughness is a quality practically impossible to measure in human beings, and definietely impossible to generalize. It is wired into our DNA and as unique as our fingerprint. Are you tough? The writer ruminates on the subject.

Essay | Updated Dec 1, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Toughness,Resiliency,Recovery,Strength,Vulnerability

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