Tag Archives: mid-life

Self-pity Revisted

First post in about 9 months…. must be something really on my mind, no? Self-pity… wow… what a sneaky, powerful enemy.  One of the worst habits, and inhibitors of life, happiness, and success I have ever come across. In my … Continue reading

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Renting them space in your head.

The notion that we rent people space in our heads (meaning allowing them to occupy our thoughts, usually in a negative way), isn’t quite accurate in my experience. To rent someone space would imply that we get some form of compensation … Continue reading

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Lying voices

I get tired of the lying voices in my head that speak a constant barrage of negativity. What keeps them alive is their longterm residency in my head, and sheer familiarity that made my listening to them a habit. Isn’t … Continue reading

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Reaching out

I am in a place I haven’t known for about 10 years.  A place of overwhelm with anxiety over some current circumstances. The last time I felt like this was when marriage #1 was falling apart and my now ex … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from my staple-remover…

My staple-remover went missing at work the other day.  One I had had for years and came to rely on.  It also had sentimental value. You may be wondering why a post on such a trivial matter.  Well, isn’t life … Continue reading

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Do it scared, do it hurt… again.

I have posted on this subject before.  It is relevant in my life again, but perhaps at a healthier level.  I have grown in my ability to press past fear and pain, and just do things anyway.  Do them while … Continue reading

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Raising Teens: Do you ever feel like puking?

Do feelings of being used by your teen ever leave you feel like puking? You love them from the bottom of your heart. You adore them. You celebrate their achievements, give them things you only dreamed of when U were … Continue reading

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