Author: EmilyCC

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Exponent II 2019 Annual Fall Retreat Announcement

Edited for clarity on 5/22/19 Over the past year, our Facebook discussion group has grown, well, exponentially… It is exciting to have new people join the group, and each arm of the Exponent II...

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A Conversation with Myself: Practicing Self-Compassion

“Compassion isn’t some kind of self-improvement project or ideal that we’re trying to live up to. Having compassion starts and ends with having compassion for all those unwanted parts of ourselves, all those imperfections...

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When Depression Returns…

On Monday this week, I began ketamine treatments for treatment-resistant depression. I had heard I would get relief much more quickly than with traditional SSRI’s, so I was hopeful. I wrote this yesterday, feeling...

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A Journal Entry for the New Year

In April 2017, I found myself in a deep and severe depressive episode. Some actions of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the uppermost level have been painful for me to...

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Redemption in Baking

I served this imperfect cheesecake. It was sweet, silky, and lemony puddle, and I knew I was more than someone who couldn’t get the shape of my cheesecake just right.