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One Life in Lockdown

12 May 2020

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One Life in Lockdown

They’re building something over the road. For months, piles of earth have appeared and disappeared, punctuating my days with clanking and drilling and the beeping of huge machines reversing. It might sound like I’m about to complain, but I’m delighted. At the time of writing, it has been exactly fifty days since I last interacted […]

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Birdwatching in the Age of Coronavirus

14 April 2020

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Birdwatching in the Age of Coronavirus

Outside, there is a series of quick, staccato chirps. I run to the window with Theo, my cat and quarantine companion. The bird that hangs out in the tree by our front window is back, and he looks sharp with his highlighter yellow feathers and black cap. I know he’s a he because male hooded […]

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The Bright Side of Getting Distracted

7 April 2020

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The Bright Side of Getting Distracted

As a child I was confused by a story about a kid torturing himself by trying not to think about orange penguins. The intended moral was that it’s impossible to not think about something. But I never understood why you wouldn’t want to think about orange penguins. They seemed fun! Since then life has brought […]

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Self Care for Multipotentialites: Advice from the Puttylike Community

3 December 2019

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Self Care for Multipotentialites: Advice from the Puttylike Community

Hey, multipotentialites. How was your November? We are so appreciative of your participation as we look back at our first Puttylike Mental Health Month!  We’ve been taking the time to explore all the ways we struggle with mental health, as well as all the ways we nourish ourselves and find ways to thrive.  Mental Health […]

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How to Deal When You and Your Partner Are Both Having a Bad Mental Health Day

26 November 2019

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How to Deal When You and Your Partner Are Both Having a Bad Mental Health Day

It’s Mental Health Month here on Puttylike! During the month of November, we’re publishing articles and stories that explore anxiety and depression, ways we’ve reached for new perspectives around mental health, and strategies that helped us to rest and nurture our busy brains. Here’s today’s mental health inspired article. ** My wife and I both struggle with […]

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5 Super Helpful Mental Health Articles for Multipotentialites

21 November 2019

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5 Super Helpful Mental Health Articles for Multipotentialites

It’s Mental Health Month here on Puttylike! During the month of November, we’re publishing articles and stories that explore anxiety and depression, ways we’ve reached for new perspectives around mental health, and strategies that helped us to rest and nurture our busy brains. ** Hey multipod fam! When you first discovered Puttylike and the whole concept of […]

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Death Anxiety, for Those Who Die More Than Once

19 November 2019

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Death Anxiety, for Those Who Die More Than Once

It’s Mental Health Month here on Puttylike! During the month of November, we’re publishing articles and stories that explore anxiety and depression, ways we’ve reached for new perspectives around mental health, and strategies that helped us to rest and nurture our busy brains. Here’s today’s mental health inspired article! ** During my regular comedy talk about anxiety […]

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What If There’s Nothing Wrong With You?

12 November 2019

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What If There’s Nothing Wrong With You?

It’s Mental Health Month here on Puttylike! During the month of November, we’re publishing articles and stories that explore anxiety and depression, ways we’ve reached for new perspectives around mental health, and strategies that helped us to rest and nurture our busy brains. Here’s today’s mental health inspired article! ** Last year, I went on a self-improvement […]

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