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Self-Care Is Expensive | Thought Catalog

Maybe you aren’t able to practice self-care because you put everyone else before yourself. Maybe you aren’t able to practice self-care because you don’t believe you deserve to be spoiled and pampered. Maybe you aren’t able to practice self-care because you are swamped with work and cannot find enough spare …

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Of Monsters And Men | Thought Catalog

The first monster I met looked like the ‘90s looked like summer afternoons looked like swimming pools like soccer fields like nintendo controllers like cherry Kool-Aid. The first monster I met was not in a fairy tale was not in a ghost story was not in a horror movie. He …

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This Is Grief | Thought Catalog

this is grief. staring. at the sea. out the window. at the words you mean to read. at the wall. at the back of your eyes as you cannot sleep. maybe it is disbelief. maybe you have been entirely emptied. so your bones are soft. so the muscles in your …

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All The Empty Spaces | Thought Catalog

I always turn up the radio just a little too loud when I drive to drown out the sound of silence. “You’re going to blow out your eardrums,” my father complains when he hears the bass thumping from down the street, but it doesn’t even occur to him that maybe …

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Your Pain Matters | Thought Catalog

Your trauma is valid. Even if other people have experienced “worse.” Even if someone else who went through the same experience doesn’t feel debilitated by it. Even if it “could have been avoided.” Even if it happened a long time ago. Even if no one knows. Your trauma is real …

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Sometimes, Love Looks Boring | Thought Catalog

Love is not always about traveling to extravagant hotels, sprinkling the bedsheets with rose petals, slipping on an engagement ring and wedding band. Love is not always loud and in your face. Love is subtle on most days. Quiet. Tiptoeing. Soft. Any couple can make grand gestures on holidays and …

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