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The Mechanisms of Defense

Defense mechanisms are a variety of behaviors that keep a person from confronting and acknowledging uncomfortable feelings. They include denial, projection, repression, and suppression. Defense mechanisms are inherited from our parents and are often first manifested in childhood. When you think about developing your characters, you need to find ways to show how emotions affect […]

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It’s Not Common Cent$: A 30-Day Personal Finance Crash Course for College Students and Young Adults by Aaminah Amin

As a millennial – and every generation after – it’s near impossible to have a straight talk about our finances. We didn’t get much training in it, and on top of that, we’ve been hit by one life-changing event after another. It feels like they’re happening every day. So what are we to do? Amin […]