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Back to Normal

After the Holidays

“Whew, back to normal,” we say.

What is normal? Is our “normal” good? Is our “normal” useful and life-giving? Does our “normal” reflect what we say we believe about ourselves being socially conscious and culturally aware? 305 more words

The Art of Being Normal - Lisa Williamson

If I was to define this novel in one word it would be ‘sensitive’.

As we know, the transgender community gained a high profile member last year, which certainly increased my understanding of the problems and fears that amazing trans people face every day. 93 more words


Forgiveness is something I often have mixed feelings and thoughts about. I talk about forgiveness in case something bad happened to you. Something that shouldn’t happen to anyone. 510 more words

(random) Thoughts

Day 1058: Is that normal?

Yesterday, somebody interested in joining my therapy groups was describing her life, her feelings, her past, and her behaviors, when she asked me

Is that normal?

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Personal Growth

Sleepless nights and body shaming

I think I’ve contracted the man-flu. As a result, I’m pretty much sleepless tonight as I keep getting these really annoying coughing fits. But that’s not what I wanted to write about this early November morning. 615 more words


Are You Common or Normal?

Are You Confusing What is Common With What is Normal?

First some definitions:

Common: Occurring or happening regularly or frequently.

Normal: Healthy, without signs or symptoms of sickness or illness. 397 more words

General Wellness

So, what is normal anyway?

An initial naturopathic appointment is a long one. I ask a lot of questions, in a lot more detail than most people are used to. I want to know about your digestion (oh, so much about your digestion – how often, how big, what colour, what shape, easy/difficult, anything in there that shouldn’t be?), your energy, your sleep, your headaches, your skin, your periods, your appetite, your stress, your reaction to stress, your relationships, your diet, etc… And, you know what answer I hate? 346 more words

Naturopathic Medicine