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Personal Growth

6 Perspective-Shifting Books by Women of Color

I read a crap ton of books in 2019. Fifty-five to be exact. In my last book review post “5 Life-Changing Books Every Woman Should Read in 2019” I realized something eye-opening: My list of book recommendations did not…

PTSD

What is EMDR? My First EMDR Experience

As many of you know, last year I started EMDR therapy to treat my PTSD. When my therapist introduced me to EMDR, I was very skeptical. Despite years of therapy and trying everything, I had never heard of it.…

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Anxiety Mental Health

How I Didn’t Get Better

I was sixteen the first time I went to a psychiatrist. I don’t honestly remember the appointment all that well, but I do remember sitting in the waiting room, getting nervous and thinking I was out of place.  I…

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Budgeting Bare: February 2020 Spending Report

February 2020 was a decent month where I FINALLY succeeded in spending some quality time with myself! Which means I also spent a little less money than normal, helping with my yearly budget totals. In this February 2020 Spending…

Relationships

We Broke Up, and It’s Okay.

We broke up, and it's okay. Having a "good breakup" means recognizing that despite the pain caused by the other, the root causes of the breakup are more complex than vilifying each other.…