Posts Tagged with "mental health"

One Life in Lockdown

Tuesday, May 12, 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

Tuesday, April 14, 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

Tuesday, April 7, 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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An Affirmation for 2020 to Help You Trust Yourself More

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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An Affirmation for 2020 to Help You Trust Yourself More

Hi multipods, Last week, I shared my new year’s goals with you. But there’s one focus for the coming year that I left out, because I was still working it out for myself. This one may be 2020’s biggest and most personal goal of all. This year I will be working on trusting myself more. […]

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A Multipotentialite Response to Climate Change?

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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A Multipotentialite Response to Climate Change?

In recent articles on Puttylike, we’ve talked about some difficult, painful problems. Some of these problems even have no solution. After all that, it’s time for a nice, relaxing break to talk about something easy. Like climate change. AAAAhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Sorry. My normal reaction whenever I face up to the reality of our current situation is […]

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Self Care for Multipotentialites: Advice from the Puttylike Community

Tuesday, December 3, 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

Tuesday, November 26, 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

Thursday, November 21, 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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