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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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Whoa! I’ve been blogging for over a month. Whaaaaat? That went FAST! This also means I’ve been #goaldigging hardcore since the end of June. So! To give myself credit for the hard work I’ve been doing, to keep myself accountable for what I could be doing better, and to stay motivated – let’s review!

“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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Let’s recap, shall we? I’m on a journey… a journey of self-discovery. I’m hoping you will hop on board my self-improvement bus… not only seeing the scenic views of my travels, but you may also move forward in your own life! My tools for this trip are from my social work education, my therapeutic work …

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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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