My Brain Dump

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A Daily D.O.S.E. Of Creativity

Connect with your true self and fill your cup every single day! Feeling stuck or overwhelmed? Join our daily creative prompts and activities to guide you back to a path of creative fulfillment and emotional well-being. Each activity is crafted to enhance your mood and well-being by stimulating dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, and endorphins – the…

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For Sale…Again

I’ve got to list something for sale and I’ve been procrastinating for almost a year. I’m embarrassed to share this but it’s the truth and it is what it is. Sometimes my impulsivity gets the best of me – ADHDers will understand – and it sucks. It really sucks. This isn’t the first item I’ve…

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Down the Rabbit Hole

Dance with Me: The Rhythms of Dopamine, Oxytocin, Serotonin, and Endorphins

Envision your brain as a dance floor, where each neurotransmitter performs its unique dance, contributing to the rhythm of your emotions, moods, and overall well-being. In this gathering, four dancers stand out: Dopamine, Oxytocin, Serotonin, and Endorphins – together, they create what we call the D.O.S.E. Dopamine – The Enthusiastic Salsa Dancer: Dopamine moves with…

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Embracing Imperfection: My Journey with ADHD and Self-Acceptance

I’ve always been my own harshest critic. Like a shadow, self-criticism followed every achievement, questioning its worth. But this story isn’t just about self-doubt; it’s about understanding how ADHD intertwines with this relentless pursuit of perfection. Personal Struggle with Self-CriticismFrom as early as I can remember, nothing I did ever felt good enough. Whether it…

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Twisted Terms: The Evolution of Words from Innocent Origins to Charged Symbols in Social Justice

If you are reading this and are neurodivergent, you likely understand the deep dives we often go down when something grabs our attention. This was one of those instances for me. Nikki Haley, a Republican currently running for the Republican nomination for President, was born Nimarata Nikki Randhawa to immigrant Sikh parents from Amritsar, Punjab,…

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Knots of Shame Around a Woman

Untangling the Shame Knot of ADHD

Where do I even begin with shame and ADHD? I was diagnosed back in college after barely scraping by academically despite being otherwise capable. That diagnosis set me on a years-long journey of self-discovery filled with equal parts relief and shame. I can still recall sitting in that psychologist’s office, fighting back tears as we…

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Edge-of-Your-Seat Thrills: A Deep Dive into ‘Dead Against Her’ by Melinda Leigh

So, if you’re a fan of suspenseful crime novels, then you’re in for a treat with Dead Against Her (Bree Taggert Book 5). I recently dove into this latest installment of the series and I’m excited to share my thoughts with you. As a big fan of the Bree Taggert series, I was eager to…

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Sacral Calibration #2

If you haven’t seen our first post on Sacral Calibration, be sure to check it out. This will explain the process and why it’s so valuable. This post includes one exercise for you to use. Instructions

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Sacral Calibration #1

If you haven’t seen our first post on Sacral Calibration, be sure to check it out. This will explain the process and why it’s so valuable. This post includes one exercise for you to use. Instructions

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Unlocking Your Inner Wisdom: My Journey and a Fascinating New Approach

As an advocate for tapping into our inner wisdom to navigate life, I’ve explored various methods over the years. One technique that significantly impacted me involves a rapid-fire question session. It starts with simple, factual queries like your hair color, age, or street name. Then, it intersperses more intuitive questions. There should be 25-50 questions…

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