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  • Mind & Body

    Wearing It Well

    Last week I went to my stylist for my usual haircut and color. This time, though, I told her I was done coloring my hair. I expected her to try to talk me out…

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    Positive Pressure and Negative Stress

    Has anyone ever told you that you’re too hard on yourself? That’s a comment I’ve heard on more than one occasion. I usually laugh it off and respond with something like Are you kidding?…

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    The Joys of Grownup Summer

    When I was a kid, summers always seemed endless. That might be because, as a survivor of a 70’s childhood, I was charged with finding ways to occupy myself every day. Both of my…

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    How Becoming a Mom Made Me a Feminist

    Have you been watching The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu? I first read the book it’s based on when I was a youngish graduate student. I read Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel because everyone I knew,…

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    The Importance of Argument

    Several weeks ago, I saw a question on my Facebook news feed that originated from one of the blogging pages I follow. The question was pretty straightforward: Are there any topics you choose not…