April 2012


April 9, 2012

I didn’t do a Reads from Around the Web this weekend (next weekend, I promise). I felt a lot of stress about that, this self-imposed deadline that no-one but me was likely going to notice. Story of my life. But there were bubbles to blow and Easter baskets to open. There were egg hunts to […]

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You, My Friend, Are Awesome

April 6, 2012

So after I wrote my confessional about compliments, a thought stuck with me all day. I kept coming back to this idea that, beyond having other people compliment us, it can be hard to think of ourselves in complimentary ways. That’s really the crux of what I was getting at, wasn’t it? That I don’t […]

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On Compliments and Self-Esteem

April 4, 2012

Sitting on a squishy couch (how cliche, I think at times), facing the woman who is helping me see myself. The sun filters in through a window and I stare at the line in the carpet where shadow turns to light as she says, “You’re not very good with hearing compliments, are you?” And I […]

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Reads From Around the Web

April 1, 2012

Oh hello Sunday! How did you get here so soon? Last thing I remember, it was Friday night and we were putting the first disc of the first season of Game of Thrones in and now…BOOM. Here it is Sunday already? Wow. Well, I guess now that I’ve picked my head up from the dragons, […]

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