Giving Tuesday

I have been posting to this account daily for almost three months. Every day, when I sit down to create, I have been asking myself, “What is something true that I can share?” Lately, I’ve sometimes been following up with, “And what is even more true than that?” This is mostly a necessity; I need the congruence between my internal and external life, but it helps to get some validation. Last night, I got a dose of that when I listed to @theunspokenpodcast hosted by @milesadcox and @ruthielindsey. In a recent episode, @bymariandrew said, “People relate to anyone who’s honest. Anyone.” So here I am. ⁣

Giving Tuesday

Published by Emily P.G. Erickson

Emily P.G. Erickson is a freelance writer specializing in mental health and parenting. She has written for popular digital publications, including Everyday Health, Health, The New York Times, Parents, Romper, Verywell Mind, WIRED, and more. Emily is a professional member of the National Association of Science Writers (NASW), the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), and the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ). Previously, Emily researched PTSD for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and earned a master's in psychology. You can find the latest from Emily at

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