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The Woman Who Stayed Too Long

The Woman Who Stayed Too Long

Linda: The following are two letters I received from a woman I will call Lucia. She read a blog I posted that touched her, and she wanted me to warn other women to not waste years in a relationship that is draining their very life energy....
I Wish You Were Here

I Wish You Were Here

With all that’s going on in the world right now with COVID-19, the expression “I wish you were here” carries more weight than ever before. Over the past few months,...
Disorder Or Disability

Disorder Or Disability

ADHD is a disorder. It says so in the name. Attention Deficit Hyperactive DISORDER. But is it a disability? Disability: A physical or mental condition that significantly limits a person’s motor,...
Today I Love This Moody Day

Today I Love This Moody Day

Today I love this moody day with its slightly threatening sky that is asking me if I’m certain I want to do laundry. I love that I’m doing that ol’...
Zoom and Gloom

Zoom and Gloom

During our stay-at-home mandates, virtual meetings have become the go-to for continuing necessary and meaningful relationships, and perhaps even to get a little self-care. In fact, some of us may...
How to Sell a Script in a Pandemic

How to Sell a Script in a Pandemic

Career Hack #32.  Producers and people who work at production companies have a little more free time than they did when movies were in production.  No production during the pandemic means more free time for key people to read your script....

Walking Out On Your Disorder

Mental illness is more prevalent than people may know. One in four people live with a mental illness. 2.8% of the United States population lives with bipolar disorder. 83% are classified as severe....
Are You Being Constrained by an Unrecognized Emotion?

Are You Being Constrained by an Unrecognized Emotion?

We know it’s important to be connected to our feelings. When feelings go underground, they don’t disappear. They operate unconsciously, perhaps contributing to our anxiety or depression — or just...
Anorexia in Limbo

Anorexia in Limbo

When I was sixteen years old, I met every requirement in the DSM-IV criteria for Anorexia Nervosa. My Body Mass Index (BMI) hovered just below 17.5, I was obsessed with...
Can I Have ADHD If…

Can I Have ADHD If…

An ADHD diagnosis can bring a flood of different feelings, from relief at finally having an explanation for your symptoms (“now things are starting to make sense”) to a sadness over lost time (“what if I’d been diagnosed earlier?”)....
Surviving Healthcare During a Pandemic

Surviving Healthcare During a Pandemic

Read this story of a man who attempts to find adequate medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic as the clock ticks and he struggles to breathe. In December 2019,...
40 Self-Care Tips for Better Mental Well-Being

40 Self-Care Tips for Better Mental Well-Being

Why Is Self-Care Vital for Your Mental Health? Life can be overwhelming and demanding. In addition, all of us carry some unresolved trauma from the past that makes it even harder because we are not often prepared for what’s

Coping with Divorce: In the Beginning

The realization that you are about to go through a divorce is an enormously stressful and confusing time, even if you are the one initiating it. A whirlwind of emotions are typical in the beginning....
Self-Compassionate Phrases for Stressful Times

Self-Compassionate Phrases for Stressful Times

When stress strikes, many of us tend to lash out. At ourselves. We bash ourselves for not doing enough, for being too tired, for leaving important tasks undone,...
Everyone is Suffering

Everyone is Suffering

This week, with people crying out in the streets, I decided to just shut up and listen. Underneath all of the slogans and signs,...

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