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How We Made a Perfect Fit

Several posts ago, I wrote about “a life less solitary” followed by vague updates about what’s happened since. There’s so much to say about my time in Pennsylvania, the road trip, and how our lives have changed since we’ve been back home…but I still lack the time and energy to type it all out so…

The Importance of *Real* Calm

Three years ago, I started a new life. I returned to a place not too far from where I was born, happy to be home. For many years, I lived abroad, far removed from everything that was familiar. My life across the pond wasn’t exactly peaceful, so I moved back with hopes of finding much-needed serenity.…

Back Pain: What I Did For Self-Care

tarting about a week and a half ago, I suffered the worst back pain I’d ever experienced. I had to be conscious of how I moved, slept, etc. I know a few people with chronic back pain and, frankly, I can’t even imagine how they cope with it on a daily basis. I don’t even…

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Reblog: Self-Cafe Strategies When the Kids Get Sick

{Note: This wonderful Feel-Good Friday post was written by Megan, and originally published on her blog, Striving For Growth, on Friday, 8 January 2016. I am only re-blogging it here so that it can appear in the Reader under the #writefulmindfgf tag and do not take credit for writing this article.} For a great Feel-Good Friday event post,…