Tag Archives: Self care

The Tough Stuff

“We must learn to talk about the most difficult things, easily.” ― Srividya Srinivasan I was looking for a quote the other day and stumbled across this one.  I absolutely love it!  I don’t know what, specifically Ms. Srinivasan was … Continue reading

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I Forget Its Hard

I’ve been working on this post for weeks…pretty much since I last posted in March.  It’s now May.  It seems to be hitting me often lately…how hard this life truly is.  It may be my day to day, but that … Continue reading

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Occlumency

*Trigger warning – this post is about sexual assault and its aftermath in my life.* “Occlumency, Potter.  The magical defense of the mind against external penetration.  An obscure branch of magic, but a highly useful one.” Severus Snape, a professor … Continue reading

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Finding the Quiet

The world is loud right now.  There’s fear and concern and change and worry.  There are people whining, people complaining, people protesting, people fighting.  There’s noise in our ears, in our eyes, at our finger tips.  Music, shouting, colors, signs, … Continue reading

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Making Moves

We make decisions every day.  Choices about what to eat, what to wear, how fast to drive.  We probably don’t actually put much thought into some of them, many of them.  But each of those itty bitty selections impacts our … Continue reading

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Stress

Googled it.  I do a lot of research that way.  So, I googled the word stress and the first page of results talked all about reducing and relieving stress.  The first non-ad post included the words “harmful effects” in its … Continue reading

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Rubbing Elbows

Several years ago, when I was pregnant and already had a toddler and a preschooler, a friend shared with me some sage advice she’d once received.  It went something like this, “There will be times in your marriage where you’re … Continue reading

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