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Eli Brooks

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A cityscape of empty beer cans and ash twinkle with electric light. Smoke rises with the crackle of cancer, while one more shot of whiskey snakes it’s way through my lips. The beat drops in like a ton of bricks and the room shakes and shivers to the sound of belts cracking to hydraulic pumps. I press pause and make my way out of the outside.

Bright white light pokes me in the eyes and I struggle to adjust. Like some kind of intoxicated pale cave dweller, I lurch forward into the kitchen. Rubbing my eyes and fumbling for the…


A cityscape of empty beer cans and ash twinkle with electric light. Smoke rises with the crackle of cancer, while one more shot of whiskey snakes it’s way through my lips. The beat drops in like a ton of bricks and the room shakes and shivers to the sound of belts cracking to hydraulic pumps. I press pause and make my way out of the outside.

Bright white light pokes me in the eyes and I struggle to adjust. Like some kind of intoxicated pale cave dweller, I lurch forward into the kitchen. Rubbing my eyes and fumbling for the…


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Tangerine and tungsten light splash across a moving landscape of draped pepper trees and distant mountains. I’m speeding through a southern California summer and all I can do is try and soak up the sunset while it slowly sinks behind the mountain line.

I forsake all thoughts of the future and past and focus on the present. I bring myself into the now.

I run my mind’s hand against warm steel rails racing by my window. I imagine the smell of the dry soil falling through my fingers, the bleached out brush underfoot.

I let the red bells ring in…


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5 Simple Ways You Can Increase Your Stress Levels Today!

Stress and anxiety are unavoidable in the modern age. And unless you’ve been living under a rock made of warm sunshine and hypoallergenic chinchilla fur, chances are this isn’t news to you. So in the spirit of yet more terrible advice…

Here are five simple ways to ensure you stay stressed and anxious.

1. Live a Sedentary Life

Exercise has been proven to lower stress, so avoid it at all costs. Instead, seek out that living-room-thrift-store-throne. Slowly lower that gelatinous pancake of a posterior you used to call an ass into its velvety embrace and unbuckle that taut rubber band of a belt. It’s time…

Eli Brooks

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