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The One Thing No One Ever Says About Grieving

Another way to say that you are grieving is that a part of you is stuck in a moment in time.  Sometimes the cause of the stuckness isn’t the grief itself, but the fact that you don’t even recognize that you’ve lost something and that you need ...

When You Love Someone Who Is Self-Destructive and Continually Refuses Help

  People delve into self-destructive behaviors sometimes, it's part of being human.I'm in hot mess mode this week.It was amateur night last night, don't even ask me what I was thinking.(and the ever-popular)Don't judge me.We all hit rough ...

Declutter Like a BOSS

I'm pretty sure my lack of sentimentality when I'm in 'declutter mode' freaks my very sweet and sentimental husband out sometimes. I love getting rid of things, letting go, and keeping it fresh.  I definitely didn't think I needed a tutorial on ...

When Nothing is Working, Give Up to Win

There aren't many things I know to be impossible tasks, but selectively healing is one of them.  It's number one of my ten philosophy tenets for a reason, because it's the single most important thing to keep in mind when working on personal change. ...