Musings

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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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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