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Take it or leave it

A few years ago I started blogging and journaling what I was taking with me into the new year, and what I was leaving behind. In past years, I've left fear. In some years, I brought it with me into a new year by accident. I've brought bravery, writing, laughter. I brought baking and lifting… Continue reading Take it or leave it

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Perfectionism is impacting how I explore my Jewish identity

I’m a recovering perfectionist. I don’t know when perfectionism started, but I think it was sometime between sophomore year of college and getting my first masters. I remember it being a reaction to understanding that I was paying for school myself. If I fucked up, it was a waste and there was no one to… Continue reading Perfectionism is impacting how I explore my Jewish identity

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Being uncomfortable is necessary for growth

I said it last year, but I want to elaborate – I like writing in the last moments of the year because I feel like I’m giving myself space to reflect and think about those events that impacted me most. Not forcing myself to relive everything that happened, but find those points that caused the… Continue reading Being uncomfortable is necessary for growth