Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

The Ugly Truth About My Ugly Health

This is me — warts and all

Photo by Cate Bligh on Unsplash

1. unpleasant or repulsive, especially in appearance.

The pandemic has done a terrific job of making us feel smaller and wearier in the world we live in.

For some of us, being inside for the good part of 2 years has given us more time to get to know ourselves.



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Rose Butcher

Rose Butcher


Freelance Writer, ADHDer and Mental Health Advocate. Get exclusive self-unlearning every Thursday: