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Stream Of Consciousness: My Ocean

I arrived to work one morning recently and remained in my car for about 10 minutes. My boss texted me to ask if I was okay. I replied explaining I was fine–just feeling anxious and needed to calm down. I…

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I Need to…

I need to write. I need to write more. More often. More things. Me need to write more better. I need to just fucking write. I have wanted to be an author since I was 12.I have been writing since…

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7 Signs it’s time to Break up with your Therapist

Finding a therapist who meets your needs can be a daunting task. They must have availability, charisma, and skill. Once people find a therapist who fits these three characteristics, it can be hard to imagine leaving them. At times, this…

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Love: Expectations v. Reality

Love is everywhere. From the time we are born, we see love happening around us in real life and portrayed in movies, music, books, and other media. We see Valentine’s Day celebrated each February. We hear about weddings and people…

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A Small Gem

Well, Friday was officially my last day of teaching. This weekend I was organizing and copying some files in my Google Drive. I happily stumbled upon this presentation from my education coursework. While the intended audience for this presentation is…

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Obligatory Quarantine Post

Self-Care during Quarantine Like most others in the United States and the world over, the past two months have been quite different for me.  I’m currently an elementary teacher in Northern Virginia.  My last day working in my school was…

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OCD: What is it?

OCD. For people outside of the realm of mental health, I’ll bet ten dollars that the first images to come to their minds are germophobes washing their hands and refusing to touch doorknobs. … How many of you owe me…

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