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Letting go of that which no longer serves you
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Letting go of that which no longer serves you

I've been decluttering for the last while. It's refreshing. I'm really quite good at letting go of "junk"... I HATE clutter. I really can't stand things lying around that don't "belong" there which admittedly has something I've had to adjust to being married to the king of leaving things lying around. I usually do a purge of my stuff and give things away or sel[...]

The challenge of being raised as an independent woman in a patriarchal family!
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The challenge of being raised as an independent woman in a patriarchal family!

My childhood was a constant battle between what is and what isn't considered appropriate for a girl. I grew up to be that woman, living a constant battle between what is and what isn't appropriate behaviour for a woman. I was raised to think independently and to be an independent woman. I was taught to pursue a career path that would enable me to always support mysel[...]

Take the antidepressants! It’s OKAY to need them! | Tyranny of Pink
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Take the antidepressants! It’s OKAY to need them!

So this is a bit of a personal one for me. It's about taking antidepressants and anti-anxiety meds. A long time ago (11 years to be exact) I was put on antidepressants. I HATED IT! I felt like I had lost myself. I had in fact just lost my father. He died, unexpectedly in a car accident and his death was a HUGE blow to my life. I was 23 years old. I was just s[...]

She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible | Tyranny of Pink
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She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible – An anonymous guest post

Every now and then, you read something and it gives you chills. The hairs on your arm stand straight up and tears just flow from your eyes. The more you read, the more you can't stop and the more everything you knew before changes. That's this post you're about to read. It's such a blend of weakness and strength and vulnerability all in one but the message is one of a[...]