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Trying to Clone my Exhausted Self again: Hiring a social visitor for Mom

I’m exhausted.   Raw.   Completely overwhelmed with no sensible reason that I can pinpoint. I spent the last week trying to get it together, trying to pretend I wasn’t losing my mind and unraveling emotionally, and barely holding together … Continue reading

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Retreat

Though I don’t consider myself religious and my childhood family did not practice religion in any deep way, I was lucky to grow up enmeshed in some pretty incredible spiritual traditions in my teen and young adult years, ranging from Judaism to Buddhism … Continue reading

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