Shifting to small town after ten years of city life has felt like a second adolescence

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Stop trying to “empty your mind” of thoughts. Think of barking dogs instead.

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I’d be mortified if anyone read my daily tasks from the past year

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The power of saying ‘You don’t need to respond to this’

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Experiment with props, try new classes, and maybe even ditch your screen

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Don’t think of it as a phase or a reaction to difficulty. Think of it as an act of kindness

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Panic and stress are contagious. So is peacefulness.

Young man wearing orange beanie closing eyes in peace.
Young man wearing orange beanie closing eyes in peace.
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Unhinged optimism isn’t healthy.

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Rosie Spinks

Writing about how to create a meaningful life in a chaotic world. Formerly a lifestyle and business reporter. Find me: rojospinks.com @rojospinks.

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