You’re going to be okay, kid. But maybe don’t do everything the hard way.

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How one night to myself gave me new life.

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Just a few simple things to remember so I don’t stab you in the eye with a fork.

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Don’t wait as long as I did to finally see through them.

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I don’t have time.

This has been an insidious, persistent lie. I work…


Embrace this one thing and be free.

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Making peace with my deepest fear.

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Are we brave, crazy, or both?

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Denise Vitola

Writer, reader, lifelong rebel. Learning things the hard way since 1963.

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