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Mental Illness

Burning Out Is Not Better Than Fading Away

“Burnout is nature’s way of telling you you’ve been going through the motions; your soul has departed; you’re a zombie, a member of the walking dead, a sleepwalker. False optimism is like administrating stimulants to an exhausted nervous system.” ““ Sam Keen We’ve all been there. The job that we may have taken to escape […]

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Humor

“Because I’m the Mom, That’s Why,” and Other Mom-isms

A friend of mine was recently horrified to hear herself actually say, “Because I said so” to her two-year-old daughter.  Jokingly, I told her that if her daughter protested she needed to pull out my own mom’s favorites: either, “If you don’t stop crying I’ll give you something to cry about,” and, “I’ll knock your […]