Monthly Archives: October 2014

My Frustration Gap

Please, please, please read this blog. I want to say so many things about the post, and the concept in general, but currently, my brain is articulated in these sentiments: …understanding your emotional responses does not allow you to magically¬†turn … Continue reading

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“Grow up!”

I hear this phrase a lot- “Grow up!”, “Get over it!” and it seems invalidating sometimes. Yes, for many of life’s disappointments and setbacks, we do need to just get over it and move forward. Simple, yes. Easy? Not always. … Continue reading

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Rainy days are okay

I love the sunshine. I crave the fresh air and a blue sky and the greens and browns and autumnal yellows and reds. Growing up in a rural area, now living in a city, I realize how integral the outside … Continue reading

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No judgment on food

I have this coworker. She is a lovely, kind-hearted woman, and she is pretty easy as far as coworkers go. Yet. Almost every day, multiple time a day, she says things like: “I was so good last night, I xyz..” … Continue reading

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Important things to remember:

Don’t believe everything you think Getting started is the hardest part Just open your mouth and say it Being Real is more important than being liked People respect you more when you’re Being Real Honesty is usually the best policy … Continue reading

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Turning Distress Into Joy

For those who survive, they are able to find a way through each day that comes, but past trauma still exerts significant control over their life.¬† But with those who transcend, there is a sense of rising above the ordinary … Continue reading

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Books that have changed my life

These types of gigs always float around and it’s something I often think about- books that have changed my life. Perhaps I’ll go into some description on the why & how at some point, but as I started re-reading Alison … Continue reading

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