The Lies Anxiety Told Me and the Truths I Believed

My anxiety is a foe. I thought it was a friend. When we first met I didn’t even know its real name, Anxiety. I called it by what it wanted me to know: Protection. It had other endearing nicknames like, Responsible, Thoughtful, Precise, Reflective, Careful. It was years later I learned of its sneaky cousin,…

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In Hard Times

In Hard Times // I was given a key to access life It’s called breath and awareness. It’s called the present moment.Christina Lindvay

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Sober Instablam

I may not always take this stance, but this is where I am today and that is what I go by. Christina Lindvay I’m not an authority but I am in the community. And it’s a community that at its best can be uplifting and cohesive. A community I will praise over and over.   …

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What is Transform Yourself, Transform Your Teaching?

What is TYTYT? We might not realize we get in the way of our children and how that is a problem. Not only do we perpetuate limits, stereotypes, prejudices, and biases, we then pass them on to our children. If left unchecked, they get passed on to the world. As an educator, the implication is…

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Sobriety, White Supremacy, and the Power of Recovery

CW: Mentions of anti-Black behavior; violence; racism; white supremacy. I cannot, in good conscience, write about anything else right now. I cannot write without addressing what is currently taking place in the United States and around the world—what has been happening in the world for centuries. I can’t. I can’t write about anything else without…

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