Hi friends! By the time this newsletter goes out, I will have been sheltering in place for 191 days. Sometimes I feel okay and recently came across thi…
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Hi friends! As you know, I am in the San Francisco Bay Area. As you may also know, a whole lot of California is on fire right now. When my wife left ou…
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Hi friends! I’m trying out a new time for sending the newsletter so thanks for bearing with me. Today I wanted to write a bit more about boundaries bec…
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Hi friends! There’s a lot going on right now in the U.S. and I’m having a hard time finding anything to say that isn’t just screaming incoherently and …
Patricia Elzie
Hi friends! Well, fire season in California has started. There are over 360 wildfires currently burning in California. We have kept our windows closed …
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Hi friends! I am overwhelmed. I’m taking Friday (newsletter day!) off my day job this week which means it was a 4-day work week for me. I have had 17 m…
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Hi friends! Today I want to write about something very, very important to me: snail mail. “But this newsletter is about self-help and being a better pe…
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Hi friends! How’s it going? There are a few things that have been keeping me going and bringing me joy lately and I want to share them. The first is th…
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Hi friends! How are we all holding up? I am currently having a cup of hot chocolate that is mostly whipped cream. Yes, it is late July. Yes, I am in th…
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Hi friends! It’s resource week! A couple weeks ago I wrote a bunch about therapy from why someone might go to therapy to how to afford therapy if you d…
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Hi friends! In the before times, I would frequently wear a bold lipstick. But now I am wearing a mask when I leave the apartment so I’ve stepped up my …
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Hi Friends! I want to give a quick shout-out to the people who have signed up for paid subscriptions! I appreciate you all. As I mentioned last week, a…
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