Invisible Illness
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Simone, Thank You For Saying, “I Can’t” As The Very Best Thing “I Can” Do

Simone Biles just gave me a lesson in taking care of myself — regardless of the consequences.

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As I watched the Olympic women's gymnastic finals, I felt a cascade of feelings, as Simone Biles faltered uncharacteristically. My heart sank as she began to look less ferocious. And…

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Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Dr. Martha Manning is a writer and clinical psychologist, author of Undercurrents and Chasing Grace. Depression sufferer. Mother. Growing older under protest.

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