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Pain

Two of me while hiking in north Georgia

Sometimes I think back to a few years ago when pain didn’t make a regular appearance in my everyday life and I get upset. I wish I could go back and tell my younger self to appreciate that time more, to enjoy the freedom of not being in pain. I find myself thinking similar thoughts …

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The Struggle of Living with Chronic Health Issues

Counter of medicine to treat health issues

It’s been a minute since I’ve written about my failing health but don’t worry, friends: that doesn’t mean I haven’t been continuing to fall apart! I notice that if I don’t talk or write about it, people tend to think my issues have gone away. Man, I wish that were the case. To review, here’s …

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Tools to Manage Your Mental Health While Traveling

Our natural inclination is to assume travel will help our mental health. When we feel down or frustrated with life, we think maybe we just need to leave everything behind and travel the world. Sure, that’s the best case scenario – travel can give you perspective. But more often than not, travel does not solve …

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What I Learned from Being Rejected from 34 Jobs

What I learned from being rejected from 34 jobs

My story, in any way it’s told, has never been about magical transformations. I didn’t quit my job to get paid to travel the world, or quit my job and become a passive income guru overnight. I quit my job and struggled with my mental health, struggled with making decisions, trusting myself, feeling worthy as …

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Talkspace Review: My Experience Using Text Therapy

Texting

Talkspace Review + $30 off your first month Whether you’re going through an acute crisis or working to manage your mental health in a long term way, therapy is a great tool. Unfortunately, there are a TON of barriers to making in-person therapy happen: from the exorbitant cost of therapy in the States (even if …

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