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Freedom: It’s Time To Simplify Our Lives

Throughout the years that I was trapped in the hellish lie of isolation, I simply could not cultivate anything I recognized as freedom. Coming out of the closet as a lesbian, mothering in a way that f…

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Investigating Loneliness

By: Jennifer Pastiloff I was in a yoga class a couple weeks ago, and the teacher kept using the word investigate to cue us in the poses. Investigate the backbend. I liked the idea of being a …

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Household Chaos: Why Can’t I Keep It Together?

In a world filled with gadgets, programs, containers, organizers, and cleaning products designed to help us keep our space all perfect and shiny, many of us continue to be covered up in chaos. Years a…

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6 Ways Out Of Secrets, Shame, And Stuck-ness

The secrets we keep locked away--buried deep beneath the comings and goings of our everyday lives--are eating us alive. Okay, so that sounds a little dramatic now that I see it in print. I'm not su…

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Paper: Self-Loathing Is Out, Clutter-Clearing Is In

My living room has thrown up paper. There is a volcano in the middle of a table and the entire surrounding area is finding some form of order. I can't get out until it's done, I guess. - Shannon, a co…

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Keep Your Clutter Out Of The Landfill

Release. Release. Release. Release the excess. Release the old habits. Release yourself from the past. For months, I've been teaching those who are Sick of Being Stuck that clutter clearing is …

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Sick of Being Stuck And Sugared Up

I've been lost, truly missing in action, for some length of time that I honestly can't identify. It's been somewhere between a week and a month since I last remember feeling like myself. I've wande…

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Don’t Get Stuck In Scary Situations

Tuesday, my son choked on a piece of candy. My mom literally saved his life by flawlessly performing the Heimlich Maneuver. It was a technique she'd never even practiced before that moment, …

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