Be easy

Be easy. We sang these words during my monthly group sing last weekend. And it struck me how used I am to making myself uncomfortable in order to make others more comfortable. And how much I want to challenge that pattern and claim my own ease as having value, too. As a woman and mother, I think this can be a radical practice.

be easy

Published by Emily P.G. Erickson

Emily P.G. Erickson is a freelance writer specializing in mental health and parenting. She has written for major digital publications, including Everyday Health, Health, The New York Times, Parents, Romper, WIRED, and more. Emily is a professional member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) and the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ). Formerly a mental health researcher, Emily also holds a master's degree in psychology. You can find the latest from Emily at www.emilypgerickson.com.

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