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Getting Real with raising2children: Why It’s Crucial to Maintain Self-Acceptance Throughout Life Changes

This is a guest post for my “Getting Real” series. On this blog, we provide “pure human content,” and truly get real. I wanted to give other bloggers the opportunity to come on here and get real with me! I am so excited for the opportunity to invite other bloggers to join me and share their life experience and big feels. Interested in sending over … Continue reading Getting Real with raising2children: Why It’s Crucial to Maintain Self-Acceptance Throughout Life Changes

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In My Own Little World

TW Eating Disorder “You’re always trying to talk to me while we’re walking down the street, but I can’t really talk because I’m observing what’s going on around us,” my fiancé, Dan, explained to me one morning. “Oh yeah, I don’t notice much going on around me,” I admitted. “No kidding!” he laughed. I’ve always known that I’m an over-thinker, but more and more I’m … Continue reading In My Own Little World

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Part 2: Dislike vs Dread

Last week, I talked about learning how to say “no” to things and how to discern what I should actually be saying “no” to. As I mentioned in that post, saying “no” is all about self-awareness and understanding your needs, your likes, your limits, and how you want to be treated. In order to really understand myself in this way, I’ve had to learn the … Continue reading Part 2: Dislike vs Dread

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Part 1: Learning to Say “No”

This post is part 1 of a 2-part series I wrote about learning how to manage and communicate my expectations of myself. I hope you enjoy and find it relatable! I’m sure you all are aware of the facet of the current mental-health movement centered around saying “no” when you don’t feel like you’re mentally able to handle something. Saying “no” isn’t always easy. There’s … Continue reading Part 1: Learning to Say “No”