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How to Know What Support Looks Like if You’ve Never Really Had It In the Past

Support and feeling supported was something that didn’t come to me naturally. This was mostly due to me feeling like a burden to my caregivers, whenever I expressed a need or a want. The term, selfish was tossed around all too liberally when we spoke about one another and how we expressed our needs. It … Continue reading “How to Know What Support Looks Like if You’ve Never Really Had It In the Past”

How to Own a Mistake: Hint, It’s Not Always Easy

In the very recent past, I had a conversation with my supervisor about the direction we are going to take at the agency that I work for. The talk didn’t go very smoothly at first, but we ended up close to on the same page in the end. Though during the conversation, there were a … Continue reading “How to Own a Mistake: Hint, It’s Not Always Easy”

Living Space: How Our Built Environment Affects Our Emotional State

I’m currently searching for an apartment. I also work part-time for a family shelter. Anyone who’s in the middle of an apartment hunt right now has probably felt the sting of pricing going up. Way up. It’s estimated that the median cost of rent for housing has gone up between 12-17% since 2020. That’s a … Continue reading “Living Space: How Our Built Environment Affects Our Emotional State”

Sexual Boundaries: What Happens When There’s No One To Give You Guidance

This is a tricky topic to navigate. There are a lot of people with very strong beliefs on what is right/wrong and there are even more people unwilling to talk about the topic at all. Neither, from my experience, are very helpful when it comes to figuring out what are healthy boundaries to maintain. I’m … Continue reading “Sexual Boundaries: What Happens When There’s No One To Give You Guidance”

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I’m Adam. Baker by day, Blogger by night. I have a love of food, creating community and connections, and being a steward of our shared (and not shared) green spaces. Here is where I’ll share my thoughts on our shared human condition and hope to help a few people along the way. Happy reading!

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