Health
Leah

Why “Just Reach Out” is Easier Said Than Done

I want to share something about me; something I have not told many people. There was a time when I used to go back to

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Holidays and Seasons
Leah

Elul and the End of Summer: The Bridge to a New Year

Today is 15 Elul, 5780. Wait, aren’t we in September, you ask? Yes, technically, today is September 4, 2020. But according to the Jewish calendar,

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MIDLIFE
Leah

The Things I Believed to Be True

“Think back on and write down some of the early messages you received about who you were in the world, what was possible, etc. and

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About Me
Leah

A Bittersweet Farewell to the Scrapbook Supplies

When I was in my 20s, I was REALLY into scrapbooking. This was back in the early 2000s, before the days of Facebook and Instagram,

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About Me
Leah

Learning to Dance with Anger

This photo of a shattered dinner plate in my sink … this is anger. Last week, Sophie and I got into an argument that left

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About Me
Leah

The Things I Carry

Sometimes a writing idea will come to me in minutes and I’ll feverishly draft the entire thing in the Notes app of my phone. Other

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House and Home
Leah

Buying My “First” House and Living “Alone” at Age 44

Other than my college dormitory rooms, I never lived alone; by myself. And one could argue that despite the fact I had my own dorm

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Health
Leah

Mental Health and My Journey with Antidepressants

I have not publicly shared a lot about my mental health. Mainly because it’s very personal and being that open and vulnerable scares me. I

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MIDLIFE
Leah

Surrendering to a New Normal

I haven’t written about COVID-19, social distancing and quarantine life here on this blog yet. Although I have written some “micro-blog” posts on my Instagram

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