Self Care Library — Notes from the Trenches

Asking for Help and Being Attacked by Squirrels

Posted by Meredith Hartley on

Asking for Help and Being Attacked by Squirrels
Today, anxiety and depression and PTSD did not gain any ground. It's no guarantee that I'll make healthy choices tomorrow, or that things will be better or I'll be stronger. Mental health isn't linear or progressive like that. It's less of an "uphill marathon" thing and more of a "trying to run on a treadmill everyday while being attacked by squirrels in various stages of hunger and heat" kind of thing.

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Lessons from the Y

Posted by HavenTree Account on

Lessons from the Y
Body hatred is certainly toxic and not helpful. It doesn’t “move the ball down the field,” as my friend Paul would say. Confronting these old body habits is a regular thing for me in the locker room.

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