The pump you up memes say, “Be fearless!” The personal growth gurus say, “Feel the fear and do it anyway!” Some religions say, “There is no fear with faith.” Therapists say, “Identify the fear, feel it, talk about it, cope with it, and allow it to move through.” (We therapists can be wordy.) My new …

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I sit at the dining room table. The slightest glimmer of the rising sun brightening the sky outside the floor to ceiling window as I take the first drink of my yummy, albeit nutritious, breakfast smoothie. My usual songs of rising playing and my coloring journal in front of me. Oftentimes my morning writing turns …

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