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A Bit Of My Story

Growing up, I often felt that I didn’t belong. I wasn’t the same as anyone else. I mean, that’s a good thing normally. I embrace that now but when I was younger it wasn’t that easy. I felt like people were only tolerating me because they knew I wasn’t going anywhere. That was at home. […]

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Wifi Acting Like A Bad Room Mate?

My internet has been very unreliable as of late. It reminds me of an ad I’ve been seeing recently with a man being “wifi” and walking around slapping remotes out of hands, closing laptops, etc. I can manage to get about 20 minutes of internet and then everything just freezes up for about 30-40 minutes. […]

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Self Compassion

During a recent counselling session I described how one of my kiddos is having serious behavioral issues. I said I was completely lost and didn’t know what to do. I felt like a failure of a mother for obviously not doing something I was supposed to, there had to be something I forgot to check […]

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Life Takes Courage And Some Great Advice

The question posed to Queen Latifah: How do you have the courage to continue being who you are? Her answer: If you want to do things in life, you have to believe in yourself and sometimes you have to stand alone. You have to have the courage to be the only one because if you […]

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My Therapist Says I Need An Imaginary Friend

According to Wikipedia: Self-compassion is extending compassion to one’s self in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering. It’s a warm and sunny afternoon this Wednesday. The birds are chirping, the house is quiet and I have been enjoying some delicious and much needed coffee. I started my morning off with getting the kids up and ready for […]