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My Emotional Compass is Broken: The Reality of Undiagnosed Borderline Personality Disorder

I lost my compass. No, not the one I got at day camp in sixth grade; although that one went missing years ago as well, I mean my emotional compass. I’m pretty sure the sha...

What the Diagnosis?? The ADHD Masquerade and My New Reality

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I don’t know how to write this post. Really, I don’t. I’m not truth-bomb mom, or some of the other viral personalities online you’ve actually heard of. I...

Why I No Longer Say “My Truth”

The truth shall set you free. People use the phrase conversely, both to scold and to praise. What if we shift the words a bit? My truth will set me free. I confess, just typing ...

Perfect? Not A Chance

Perfect. You’ve heard the word, probably even applied it to your own life. The perfect house, the perfect car, the perfect spouse. But what does PERFECT really mean? I hav...

Can Instinctive Norms Damage Our Physical Health?

We’ve been on the same topic all week, so why not? How do these mysterious Instinctive Norms fit into your physical health plan? Same way they fit into mental health. And succes...

When Clouded Instincts Mar Our Mental Health

Go with your gut. Trust your instincts. How many times in life have you done this and the results have been, well, disastrous? I wish I could count mine on two hands. If I used ...

How To Stop Outsourcing Your Inner Strength And Learn To Unicorn

We live in a world of outsourcing. Have a kid and a job? Outsource that to daycare. Hate taking care of your email? Outsource that to a personal assistant. Can’t remember to eat...

How is the Absence of Illness Killing Your Health?

How do you define health? Your daily existence? You might, if you consider yourself a healthy person. How about the absence of illness or injury, as the dictionary does? The abs...

How to Become a Phoenix in 4 Phases

I am more than a survivor. I’m a Phoenix. Strange to type that out in post that people will see and read later. Much easier to say to personal friends and then leave alone...

On Health, Healing, and Being a Phoenix

So, I’ve been thinking a lot about healing, limits, and boundaries the last two weeks.  Specifically since June 2 of this year.  See, I woke up that day, and my body refus...
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