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Prone to sudden bursts of encouragement. They/them. Queer, autistic author of bit.ly/GaslightingMillennials

How a long-lost childhood friend taught me to love again

A close-up shot of two children on a tire swing. One is wearing a patterned dress and pink shoes. The other is wearing a dark navy shirt, dark green shorts, and black shoes. They are on a playground with wood chips on the ground and trees in the background
A close-up shot of two children on a tire swing. One is wearing a patterned dress and pink shoes. The other is wearing a dark navy shirt, dark green shorts, and black shoes. They are on a playground with wood chips on the ground and trees in the background
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I put my goals on hold because the thinner me deserved them more

A bright yellow background with a fork wrapped with a cloth tape measure as if it were spaghetti, indicating the prioritization of body size over eating.
A bright yellow background with a fork wrapped with a cloth tape measure as if it were spaghetti, indicating the prioritization of body size over eating.
Photo by Diana Polekhina on Unsplash


Millennials and Gen Z are on the same side

A rack of jeans in a store, with signs above that say “Skinny,” “Jeggings,” and “Skinny” again.
A rack of jeans in a store, with signs above that say “Skinny,” “Jeggings,” and “Skinny” again.
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How to stop beating yourself up for missing a deadline

A blue planner notebook that says “My Secret Plan to Rule the World” on a pink background.
A blue planner notebook that says “My Secret Plan to Rule the World” on a pink background.
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Is your anger trying to keep you safe?

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When striving for better habits can trigger self harm

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Your possibilities are endless, but it pays to focus

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Separating the feedback from the feeling

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How to Break the Criticism Cycle


What to do when your partner stops loving you

Photo of author by Jen Hearn as part of the Cleveland Badass portrait project/provided by author


Why we need social distancing

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What is Social Distancing?

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