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Attempted Crisis Management: Alone in the Cascades - Veronica Roth
There’s this meditation guru who says, “if you are breathing there’s actually more right with you than wrong with you.” My wellness Dr asked me to think about what it would be like to wake up one morning as just myself. Not Veronica the artist, the mother, the daughter, the partner. Take all the identity stuff and strip it away. Can you do that in your mind for yourself? Strange, right? And frightening. It’s like taking off all your armour and then all your make-up and then all your clothes. It’s protection, right? In this cute little tourist town, there are all these cute little shops with cute little touristy things, and I saw this flowery sign which reads, “Grow Where You’re Planted”. I’m thinking about that sign a lot these days. Like when I hiked pass this log. It’s a banquet table for some squirrel or chipmunk who strips the seeds from the pines and scatters the remains around. Or maybe the wind blows them somewhere. And the seeds are watered and then they sprout and makes the best of the situation and grow… I was hiking thru these beautiful forests of huge douglas firs and ponderosa pines. Strikingly …