5 (More) Lessons Therapy Taught Me

Insight from a year of sitting on a couch, embracing vulnerability.

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Reading Children’s Books Brought Back My Passion for Reading

I’ve been a reader since the day I read my first book Green Eggs and Ham. There was no stopping me with my LeapFrog and Scooby-Doo mysteries. Then it was the Junie B. Jones series and so on. By high school, I was reading a mix of young adult and adult fiction. I read books on top of […]

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5 Signs You’re Resilient Even When You Feel Weak

Resilience isn’t something I typically associate with having a mental illness. Resilience is the ability to “bounce back” from stressors. It’s how well you handle difficult situations with your thoughts and behaviors, according to the American Psychological Association. While some people may have a natural high resilience, many of us have to work at it. There’s […]

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The Wilting Flower

The wilting flower sits forgotten, Unkempt. The yellow petals droop in surrender, edging closer to the undusted table. The sun is no more. The water has run dry. It’s winter inside, but summer is just beyond her window. Warmth she will never know again. The unkempt flower survived for so long, weakened from the weeds […]

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