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So You Had a Rough Childhood? Get Over It Already.

Which is, if we truly understand ourselves, is nothing more than our own disapproval of ourselves, tossed like grenades at the unsuspecting.

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What about emotional pain?

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We all do the best we can with what we have. That is all we can do.

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NOW. What to do about it?

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Part of our work is to unplug from the messaging.

Anxiety drives our economy: our anxiety about our looks, our bodies, our lack of a mate, the mate we hate, our kids who aren’t geniuses, our relative status compared to others, even our need to prove we aren’t anxious.

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If there’s something worth reporting, I will.

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