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The Thing You are Doing to Silence Your Inner Voice

Self-talk can be a real bitch.

Photo by Jason Rosewell on Unsplash

You’ve heard it calling as you sit on the couch, sipping your fermented grape juice. Go outside.

But you are submerged in your thoughts, ruminating about the way.

“This is the way I relax,” with glass in hand, zoned in on the TV screen, assuming roles of characters whose…



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Patty McMahon, M.Ed

Mother. Wife. Lover. Writing about alcohol free living and other daily insights on life as it happens.