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 writer with a master's degree in psychology. Her service journalism and personal essays about mental health, mindfulness, and motherhood have appeared in The New York Times, WIRED, Romper, Elemental, and elsewhere. You can find the latest from Emily at

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