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This is a book review of “Be Feel Think Do: A Memoir” by Anne Bérubé… and I desperately don’t want to insult her. Heck, Anne lives in my area! I think it’s AMAZING that she wrote this book and got published! SO COOL! This is the challenge of reviewing “self-help” books… some are a good …

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As I read The Conscious Parent by Shefali Tsabary, PhD, I reflected as a clinical social worker/family therapist, as a daughter, as a wife, as a step-mother, and as a mother… my roles and my close relationships. In the past when I have done family therapy, the main objective was never to “fix” the child. …

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“No truly happy person feels the need to stand in front of the mirror and recite that she’s happy. She just is.” Mark Manson, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck F*CK YEA! Ok. Ok. This may not be toootally fair. Many people need to start a journey of self-acceptance with some intentional hard …

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I dabble. I dabble at painting. I dabble at gardening. I dabble at photography. I dabble at writing. I am not good at anything in particular. I do not have one TRUE passion in life. I will TRY anything and I am a HARD worker when something interests me. I think this is why Big …

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Yes. Yes I am a Badass. I don’t always feel like a badass, but I tend to ALWAYS be blunt. I’m honest to a fault. At least people know where I stand? Please trust me in that I’m a super nice person as well, though described as “intense” by those close to me (and probably …

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Living a Wholehearted Life I was feeling lost. I needed inspiration. I was a new mother who had just put in her resignation to stay with my aaaamazing daughter for at least another year. Things were just starting to get interesting with Miss Dot! Plus… my social work career wasn’t fulfilling me like I wanted …

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