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Humans 101

Or, what I learned from 100 people over 50

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Humans 101

A guide to saying the quiet part loud

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  • Don’t want to be rejected.
  • Don’t want to upset the other person or damage our relationship with them.
  • Don’t want the conversation to get out of control.
  • Don’t know how to raise a difficult issue skillfully.
  • You suffer because you bottle up unexpressed thoughts and…


This Is Us

Maybe menopause is our body’s way of remembering who we used to be

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Lived Through This

It took me three years to break free

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Humans 101

How to share your experience without forcing it on someone else

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This Is Us

Talking to them helps silence my fears

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Humans 101

My article on verbal aikido couldn’t save me from an avoidable argument

Silhouette of man writing on book behind textured glass.
Silhouette of man writing on book behind textured glass.
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Humans 101

The answers are in the darkness

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Humans 101

It may feel like the world is crumbling, but that just means it’s time to look inward

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Humans 101

We’re all in a state of flux right now, but that doesn’t mean we’re helpless

A mysterious lone figure standing in a field on a beautiful early misty morning.
A mysterious lone figure standing in a field on a beautiful early misty morning.
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