What research reveals about sighing and how you can harness your breath to feel good anytime

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Life can be difficult, but knowing what to say to your child doesn’t have to be.

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A reflection on the value of living in an urban area — in spite of everything

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Self-pity doesn’t help me or my kids

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A reflection on living during the Covid-19 pandemic, social justice uprisings, and infertility

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How the mindfulness practice of RAIN can protect your mental health during the coronavirus crisis

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How perfectionism can undermine the work of dismantling White supremacy culture

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How I learned to live with pain and possibility.

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All parents, whatever our skin color, must demand something better for our country than a militarized police force.

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White people like me need to listen to black people and keep talking to our children about race, justice, and what’s right.

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Emily PG Erickson

Writer with a master’s degree in psychology. Helpful, science-backed writing about mental health, mindfulness, and motherhood. www.emilypgerickson.com

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