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Resist the Push

A Narrow Escape… Back in my night-clubbing days (yes, you read that right) I had a profound, albeit unconventional experience with intuition. As an early 20-something lone girl in a night club, I tended to attract – you guessed it – men. One particular guy who noticed me seemed nice…

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Staring at Trees: An Existential Musing

Learning about giftedness has helped me see myself more clearly. No label has ever described me better, from infancy to the present day, than Gifted. It captures my rapturous intensity, my vibrant emotions, my endless imagination. It captures my multipotentiality and the anxiety that comes with having to choose what…

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How Internal Family Systems Helped Me Heal

A brave friend of mine inspired me recently. By talking about mental health more openly, he’s been trying to remove the stigma surrounding it. His vulnerability made me realize how I could also help people by sharing my own experiences with this subject. My life has not been all sunshine…

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The Courage of Authentic Choice

I haven’t been blogging much lately. My last post was in October. That’s over four months ago. One of the things I’ve found difficult about blogging is trying to decide what’s worth writing about. What can I say to the world that’s actually useful and valuable? I feel like I…

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Learning to Love Your Squish

I’ve lost a third of my body weight in the last 10 years. Given how many people struggle with being overweight, it’s easy to read that sentence and think, “good for you!” And it is good for me…mostly. I was technically overweight when I first started out, and now I’m…

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Traveling Overseas as a Sensitive Introvert

What do you get when you mix a sensitive introvert with international travel? A much different experience than movies and travel guides would have you imagine! I just returned from a week-long trip to Scotland with my significant other. While it was absolutely amazing, and despite a few bumps in…

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I Really Am Childless-by-Choice

I feel like I may have lied a little bit in my last post, and I’d like to clear things up. I postulated that there are people who would be genuinely happy in their lives both as parents as well as non-parents. I still believe this to be true, and…

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