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Burnout’s A Bitch

The title really says it all, doesn’t it? I’m coming back to the writing world, hat in hand. I went hard at the start of 2021, trying to make it as a real writer. I worked hard, too hard in fact, pushing myself to make my dreams come true as fast as I can. I […]

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Breaking Away From The Productivity Mindset

In last week’s essay on slow living, I talked about breaking away from “the Cult of Productivity and Busyness.” While slow living does offer us the ability to break away, I am finding it much harder to actually break up with the productivity mindset than I had expected. My time spent mindfully enjoying my day […]

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The Art of Slow Living

Last week, I hit my semi-annual “I have too much stuff!” crisis. While primarily focused on my craft supplies, it also applied to my clothing and To Be Read pile. There was just too much clutter around the house, and it was weighing me down badly. I picked up Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying […]

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Learning To Say “No”

I’m afraid I don’t have an essay for you this week. I’ve tried three different topics, but nothing is coming. But it’s noon on Wednesday, and by God, I’ll give you a newsletter, so here we go. It’s difficult to learn how to say “no” to things. Doubly so when you’re a woman. It’s even […]

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