2023

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The Full-Body Yes Fallacy

Let’s chat for a moment about the Fallacy of the full-body yes. Lots of wellness gurus talk about the full-body yes. It is the idea that when you are standing in front of a decision, it is a no if it isn’t a full-body yes. If your immediate reaction to something isn’t excitement, then you […]

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The Importance of Sharing Opinions

I shared on my Instagram stories a week or two ago that I don’t like to share my opinions before I have time to gather information. I don’t want to have a knee-jerk reaction to an incendiary headline designed to get people mad enough to click. Also, I don’t like to use one source. All

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What does self-compassion have to do with Social Media?

So, you may be wondering why I talked so much about self-compassion and now I am starting to talk about social media. They are unrelated, right? ⁠ ⁠ Nope. They are very related. ⁠ ⁠ First, developing self-compassion skills (and I do believe it is a skill you can develop) and social media skills will

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Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner

Nobody puts Baby in the corner. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched the movie that features this line. (Do you know it?) I also can’t tell you how often I put myself in a corner.  I wanted to write a book but never did. I wanted to learn another language but never did.  I wanted to

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I Read Banned Books

I read banned books. ⁠⁠In fact, I taught a class about banned books when I was a literature instructor. ⁠⁠People in my classes were always surprised to learn there was censorship here in the U.S. The land of Free Speech. ⁠⁠There was censorship back when I taught the class. And the number of book challenges

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