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The Art of Taking Care of Yourself: For When You Can’t or Don’t Want To

I know exactly how you feel. As I type this I’m lying in bed overthinking, feeling overwhelmed by life and everything in it, and just wanting it all to stop. In The Future, a poem by Neil Hilborn, suicide is described as “a glowing exit sign”. Since I heard that term three years ago it… Continue reading The Art of Taking Care of Yourself: For When You Can’t or Don’t Want To

Advice · Mental Health

Mental Health Adoption Guide: Fuzzy Friends

The day my husband and I got our dog we had set out for a cat. I pretty much love all animals, but a cat seemed like the perfect new addition to our family for our first apartment. I could relate to them – independent, a little moody and sometimes eccentric, can take some time… Continue reading Mental Health Adoption Guide: Fuzzy Friends

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The Art of Taking Care of Yourself: Treat Yo Self (Right)

I admit just a few years ago I was more like Ben than Donna or Tom on Parks and Recreation when it came to taking care of #1. I didn’t really buy myself anything except for when I needed new socks (and even then I’d talk myself back and forth about it). I didn’t listen… Continue reading The Art of Taking Care of Yourself: Treat Yo Self (Right)