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CATEGORIES: CULTURE, FAITH, HYPER-CAPITALISM, HOW TO ACTUALLY CHANGE. I write about unlearning societal/cultural conditioning, living authentically, how to actually change your life. I'm also moving to Italy and interested in connecting with American expats Italy or Europe, or really any country to learn about American expat life.

ALSO: to follow someone on Notes, hover over their name and click the + button and then reply to them "following!" You will see their Notes, but won't be subscribed. You can also subscribe and follow, then comment "subscribed + following!".

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I write about HEALTH, WELLNESS, YOGA but in the fullness of what that is so BREATH, MOVEMENT, MEDITATION, PHILOSOPHY and SPIRITUALITY. I think about it as inner and outer EXPLORATION so often TRAVEL and general LIFESTYLE things come into play.

I spent three years as an expat in Switzerland and returned reluctantly. My time there really taught me so many things, notably to try and slow down. It’s an ongoing effort in our hypersonic culture but I’m trying. And a lot of my newsletter --The Sunday Stretch-- is subtly informed by that. I want the newsletter to offer one thing to readers that they can take into the week to make it tangibly better.

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Following!

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if you have written about reluctantly retrurning to US -- what you learned in Switzerland and why you came back to US etc pls post it here. I'd love to read.

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

I love reading about moving to other countries and life there!

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I haven't publicly shared much of it yet. But I will and I will definitely let you know when I do. And I'm eager to hear more about your adventures in Italy; I'm in the process of getting dual citizenship there.

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As I am still in Switzerland, would love to hear as well. Kelly I’d love to connect…will write to you directly. シ

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

Subscribed! I'm a personal trainer with a focus on behavior change & travel and I find myself wanting a partial expat lifestyle, for many reasons, slowing down being one of them!

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The compromise I’ve struck is that we go abroad for at least a month each summer. It’s a mix of remote work and vacation. And it’s taken a lot of work to organize. But now it’s a good balance.

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I love this! Just followed and subscribed. I spent a decade in Costa Rica and the return was challenging. The pace, the capitalism, the constant hustle. I've been back longer than I was gone now and I am still informed by how slow and present life was there. I'm excited to see what you are sharing!

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

Thrilled to have found you this way Kelly! I too lived abroad (China) for 3 years and came back somewhat reluctantly. I’m also a yoga instructor and sometime-sort of-wannabe meditator. I’m excited to learn from you!

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I suspect most people are sometime-sort-of-wannabe meditators. Even those with a daily practice. :)

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would love to read about your experience in china and why you came back and were reluctant about it!

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

I love all of these topics! I used to call my newsletter "soothe the Sunday scaries," so I love the Sunday Stretch title!

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"Inner and outer exploration" - love it. That's my journey too. Following and look forward to reading your work

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Following!!

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Excited to learn from you and grow in my practice!

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

HOW TO ACTUALLY CHANGE hit hard. Love that. Also I came here for the hyper-capitalism -- it’s endlessly interesting to me how we continue to live in ways that actively harm us and others.

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yeah i learned how to 'actually change' the hard way (by trying all the things that don't actually help you change!) and i want to save people some time by sharing my experience.

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

Appreciate it very much ✨

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

Thank you for setting this up Kristen! I'm an American expat living in Portugal and dating a Sicilian. Let's chat expat life & cultural conditioning with Italians 🤣

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

On IG there is a woman who goes by @fiftysister who retired to Portugal.

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following!

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All of that sounds fun! Following

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

Not quite an expat or an American but a half Italian Brit who moved out to Tuscany for a year and dreams of living there long term 🥰

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Just followed and subscribed thanks to Kelly sharing this post on his notes. Grateful that you're offering something like this and I look forward to reading your work!

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Appreciate you doing this here, too!

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TY Kelly -- appreciate you too!

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We intersect in the area of faith (Judaism figures prominently in the memoir I'm serializing on my Substack) but like you I'm an ex-pat, not that I ever expected to be. I moved to Canada when I got married 31 years ago, thinking I'd be here for three years. When my husband wound up taking a full-time job here I felt I'd been tricked and trapped. Now, having raised two kids who graduated from university with no debt (and money in their bank accounts), and having not gone broke while getting good medical care (for, among other things, my daughter's 15-day hospital stay as a 14-year-old when her appendix ruptured and she developed a 95-percent bowl blockage, and my son's three-month stay in a psychiatric hospital when he became a suicidal 20-year-old), I am very, very happy to live here and as much as there are things I miss and love about the US (my family, my friends, Cape Cod, NYC, Boston, central NY), I know I will never live there again and I'm good with that. I have enjoyed reading your work!

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Hello everyone! I’m a bit behind here... I am begging my writing journey to cover: TRAVEL, CULTURE, POWER, FOOD, and sometimes random things like DREAMS. I live in Vancouver Canada and have only recently started my writing journey.

I have discord ADHD... but have decided to lean into it with me writing and hoping to inspire creativity through that.

Thanks for setting this up and looking forward to connecting :)

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Kirsten, we've "chatted" about the shared Italy love and it drew me to subscribe to your SS but I had a question, how did you get citizenship/residency? Is there an article in. your SS that speaks to that? And we definitely overlap on the HOW TO ACTUALLY CHANGE things in our lives. I am an Integrative Mental Health/Pscyhedelic MD, author and speaker but most importantly a mom to a child who is dying so I am living this human life with full heart open. Thanks for this thread, can't wait to go down and post/comment/connect.

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I’m so sorry about your child—there is nothing harder than that.

I will write about residency when I go through the process. I think becoming a resident is pretty straightforward but we will see. Citizenship takes more time. As of now I don’t have a definitive answer but when I do I will write about it. Tons of expats live there do there is a way. If you only live off of retirement funds (which will not be the case for me) it’s even easier in Italy.

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I am SO looking forward to you writing about this - I'm half-Italian and it's still a casino..... 🤣

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I'll look forward to it. Some of our friends in Cortona have done the residency route as well but it is as you say, more complicated when you are still working as well. So excited for your journey! And thank you for your kind words. He has taught me everything I need for this life--love, acceptance and joy as a way to hold the difficult. It's not easy but it's a gift.

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CATEGORIES: WRITING, MINDFULNESS, FINDING BEAUTY IN A HECTIC WORLD. I write from my perspective as therapist and author, finding meaning in the everyday, small things that sustain us when we notice and honor them. I’d love to connect with other writers, therapists, and anyone who enjoys finding beauty in small things, including the sad and difficult.

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You had me at "therapist and author." Same here. Following you now!

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Kelly, glad to connect! I am excited to see therapists/authors here!

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I’m fairly new to Substack and I’m just discovering that I don’t think my commenting self is connected to my actual Substack account! I’m working on it, but if anyone would like to go to my Substack newsletter, the title is Remedies For An Excited Amygdala. Also, if anyone has tips to fix this, I am all ears. :)

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Hi! So glad you posted a link! I tried to find your writing and I thought you were a reader only. Did you create two accounts? One as a reader and one as a writer? That's my best guess. xo

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Probably that’s what happened - I thought I had fixed it but realized today there is still something not quite right. Thanks so much for the info. I haven’t had time today to dig in with it, but I will!

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Good luck! I’m looking forward to reading your work!❤️

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

Beauty in a hectic world!!!!! YES. Here for this.

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Hi, Melissa! Excited to connect here and look forward to reading as well. :)

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Therapist here! And really wanting to find and connect with other therapist writers on this platform. I will be following!

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Amber, I’m really happy to see multiple therapist writers. So cool!

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I’m a therapist too, following!

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

Followed and subscribed! Yay for writing and mindfulness!

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Hi Misty, I'm following you now and will look for your book. I'm Victoria I’m a Carer to my Mum, a Mentor to clients seeking support along their career-life journeys, and an Advocate of carers.

Does your work go into belief systems around women and caring in society, and how caring is undervalued? Emily Kenway's book Who Cares stacked up ('scuse the pun) evidence and research which completely blew my mind, in an enlightening way ;-)

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Thank you and definitely a big YAY for all these writers and mindful kindred spirits in this thread!

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I love how you describe your work, Billie. I just wrote a post about how I was reminded of what's truly important: the little moments along the way. Following and look forward to connecting on Notes.

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Jackie, thank you. I too look forward to connecting here. I think about the little moments a lot - that quote by Annie Dillard “how we spend our days is how we spend our lives” resonates so much for me. The days are all made up of moments and slowing to noticing them and really being “in” them is life changing.

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Thanks Billie - I love that Annie Dillard quote you shared! Great to be connected

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Hi Billie - the little moments of piercing joy are what kept me surviving as a carer for Dad over palliative & end of life, and his last night...and pivot into Mum's first cancer surgery 16 days after his funeral. I lived in paradoxes, and no sleep but we still had our beautiful bubble of love and could pee-our-pants with laughter. So I am SO with you and love that quote. My absolute favourite is Viktor Frankl 'Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.' which I'm sure you know. https://www.carermentor.com/

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

You seem cool. I just followed you.

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Christoph, I lived in the woods in northern California for a year and a half at one point and I love that area. I was between Los Gatos and Santa Cruz. So much beauty there!

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yes that area is gorgeous. I'm in a little artist town called Nevada City in the foothills about halfway between Lake Tahoe and Sacramento. Great to meet you, look forward to reading your stuff

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Former therapist turned hospital chaplain, I'm all about the beauty in the sadness. Looking forward to reading your work.

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What wonderful work, Christine! I'm looking forward to reading Journeying Alongside.

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You said that just right 😇

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Thank you and I will look forward to more conversation. :)

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Love this, finding beauty in small things is definitely my life philosophy and something I find myself writing about a lot !

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I love seeing all the fellow therapists! Just gave you a follow. Glad you’re here

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Ditto loving all the fellow therapists. I’ll be looking everyone up to read more as I have time today. :)

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I'm realising that if you all had a club I'd sign up - I just followed every therapist on this thread!

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Ooh, my old blog tagline used to be "finding beauty in the most unlikely of places." Look forward to getting to know you through your writing, Billie!

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Oh, wow - can’t wait! :)))

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Billie, we are on the same page! Following you now. My summary is below but if you can't find it, let me put it here again!

INTERESTS: JOY (but no toxic BS), WELL-BEING/MENTAL HEALTH, PSYCHEDELICS, INTEGRATIVE HEALTH

I AM an Integrative Mental Health (practiced primary care for 25+ years)/Psychedelic Medicine MD, author of Joy Is My Justice (Hachette, 2023), TEDx speaker and mother to a dying child. I write about all of the above and would love to connect with others who do the same or are interested in the ways we can live as humans with more joy despite all the messed up parts of this world and our own sorrows.

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Tanmeet, thanks for you info, I’m so glad you added it here so I could easily read it. I’m very interested in the work being done with psychedelics in therapy; I attended a workshop that was fascinating and have seen many videos in other trainings of the outcomes for some clients who gave permission for their responses to be shared. After many years of referring clients out for EMDR work, I did intensive training in 2023 and have been so excited about the things it is doing for clients. I love how you put the living as humans with joy despite all the messed up parts of this world.

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So much yes! Finding beauty in a hectic world. I have to find the source, but someone here on Substack does a practice of writing down one beautiful thing each night before bed. I've started doing it and it's a lovely way to keep an eye out for beauty during the day. I often have many things to write down by bedtime. I just followed you. ❤

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Oh, I love that! Between my horses and miniature donkeys and my native plant gardening, I find myself simply walking the well-worn path to the barn and to the garden beds to get big doses of beauty and joy. So happy we have connected!

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Hi,

I am an aspiring therapist (waiting to hear back from graduate programs as we speak) and would love to connect with others who are writers and mental healthcare professionals. Following!

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How exciting that you’re at the beginning of your therapist journey! Very happy to connect and I hope you get into the places you most love!

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That is lovely, Billie, same interests here. Looking forward reading more!

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I’m also a therapist who reaches for beauty and connectedness. I’ve just started my Substack about a month ago. I’m adding chapters as I write my new book Staying Together. I’ll also be adding random thoughts about living along the way.

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CATEGORIES: HEALTH & WELLNESS, PHILOSOPHY, CULTURE, MINDSET, GRIEF, CAREGIVING, GARDENING. I write about how to heal and transform, connect and recuperate, and listen to your inner self. I’m a coach, healer & songcatcher, a former academic, a New Canadian (20 years here) and native Texan, an ALS widow and mom of 3. I love to connect with people interested in the messy and unexplored spaces between intellect and intuition.

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What a wonderful description - such scope! "Songcatcher" - love it. I share many of your interests. Following and look forward to reading your writing.

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I too am finding my way through grief thanks to creativity. Following!

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

right up my ally Celia.

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Healing through creativity - yes! I’m all about that too. Following!

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Hi Celia, I’m also intrigued by the “unexplored spaces between intellect and intuition” - well said!

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Thanks Joanna! Now following you. Reading your bio I think we have shared intellectual interests.

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I’m a New Canadian, too! (31 years here, almost 19 as a citizen. So maybe not so new….) I’m also a former (very short-lived) academic (MFA, not PhD. Now I work at a university writing center) who spent five years reading to my neighbor with ALS who couldn’t hold a book. So there’s a couple more things we have in common. Nice to meet you.

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Hi Debby! I’ve been here 20 years now, a citizen for 14. So not so new either. But I like that phrase. Great to meet you! Following!

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Following b/c I am ALL about gardening. Look forward to getting to know you through your writing, Celia!

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Yay! Following back. I'm working on my first post about my front garden and communality on what I expect to be a never-ending series, The Garden Chronicles.

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Hi Celia, I'm an emergency physician and was struck by how you described yourself as a healer. Our system is so broken that I realized I don't self-identify that way. Creativity and intuition have been areas of exploration for me recently. Excited to get to know you and your writing better.

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It would be more precise to say a conduit for healing, but that’s a mouthful…. There are definite things I do directly to improve health and outcomes, but mostly I’m supporting people in their healing, though whatever treatment they need. The Canadian system has its issues, but it’s not broken like the US system. Following you!

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Do have to say though that I have very severe reaction to stinging nettles. Not anaphylactic but close.

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Yikes, unfortunately no medicine is for everyone. I actually used the sting as sort of a natural icy hot after a car accident this summer, but mostly just eat it or drink its tea? Is your reaction When you are stung or when eating or drinking tea (or both)?

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I’ve used it as greens and as tea just fine (though I couldn’t collect it myself). So it seems to be only by touch. I have a similar but not quite as severe reaction to borage and sunflowers, so 🤷‍♀️. I spend a fair amount of time as a healer explaining that particular medicines or treatments are not beneficial for everyone.

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That has been a challenge for me over recent years to recognize when my needs are different than other people's and meet them anyway. Sounds like it’s both that not all medicines are for everyone and not all forms of those medicines are for everyone.

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Hi Celia - we're already connected! lovely to see your post ;-)

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"The messy and unexplored spaced between intellect and intuition." This is so interesting to me! I can't wait to read what you write. Followed and subscribed. xo

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Thanks Joselyn! Following!

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Hi Celia- lots of common interests and experiences, I love the intuition/intellect intersection.

Following you.

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Yes! I’m also interested (and ignorant, since I live in Canada) in the American health care system. I have a US client, in remission again, but dealing with cancer for 18 years, and so much of her time and energy is spent navigating the system when she should be focusing on healing. ❤️‍🩹

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Also, following!

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Then we’ll help each other! I want to know more about the Canadian system. I’m a dual citizen but have never lived in Canada

I’m so sad for all the patients who must navigate the terrible mess corporate medicine has made. Your client might consider a ‘concierge’ primary care doctor (if she has the financial resources) who can help her through.

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Hi Rosalind - following you. https://www.carermentor.com/ My Website - Raising awareness of caregiving to 'would-be' carers, communicating empathy and support to 'former/current' carers. I offer personal reflections and wealth of resources to support anyone through career/ life transitions. I’m a Carer to my Mum, a Mentor to clients seeking support along their career-life journeys, and an Advocate of carers.

I'm already following Celia - I would be delighted if you both subscribed to my work for further discussions.

e.g. https://www.carermentor.com/p/recommendation-chris-hayes-podcast

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thanks for reaching out, Victoria- I’m subscribed!

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Looking forward reading more from you. I am a philosopher therapist and people often do not expect that combo. Hallo to Canada!

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Definitely aligned! Following you now. Here's my summary below as well but the thread is overwhelming!

INTERESTS: JOY (but no toxic BS), WELL-BEING/MENTAL HEALTH, PSYCHEDELICS, INTEGRATIVE HEALTH

I AM an Integrative Mental Health (practiced primary care for 25+ years)/Psychedelic Medicine MD, author of Joy Is My Justice (Hachette, 2023), TEDx speaker and mother to a dying child. I write about all of the above and would love to connect with others who do the same or are interested in the ways we can live as humans with more joy despite all the messed up parts of this world and our own sorrows.

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Thanks for the summary! I have gotten overwhelmed with the thread. We have lots of interests in common. Following!

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I love all things brutiful! Just subscribed. I'm a hospital chaplain and have seen the power in integrative mental health first hand.

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I imagine you have. What a gift to bear witness and hold others in this way. Following you as well!

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CATEGORIES: CREATIVE PRACTICE AND PLAY FOR PERSONAL TRANSFORMATION, ART, POETRY, INSPIRATION. I write about getting out of our own way and connecting to what matters using creative prompts — and I host monthly generative gatherings featuring mellow soundscapes, meditation, drawing, writing and a healthy dose of magic.

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"Creative chaos rituals" and "a healthy dose of magic" - I'm in! Following and look forward to connecting (and playing) on Notes.

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Ooh! “The winding trail between grief and creativity” must be the tender road that connects us, Jackie. I’m happy to subscribe to your journey now too 🫶🏼

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I love that - "the tender road" - and what a journey it is! Great to be connected with you

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Love this, following!

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Oh! I’m so happy we connected here Christina! Thank you

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Subscribed. Fellow poet (and writer who gets in her own way). Great to connect, Lisette!

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Heidi! So happy to connect here, thank you!

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INSPIRATION and SPIRITUALITY

I don’t love those words but that’s how I’m niched by Substack. Lately, I’m taking a deep dive into forgiveness which has led me to write about how to understand and deal with anger (forgiveness is an antidote to anger). I draw from psychology, philosophy, religion, yoga, meditation, and more.

I’d love to connect!

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What you write about sounds fascinating, Dan. Following, and look forward to connecting on Notes.

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Running into you everywhere the last couple of days! 😂

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I’ve only recently been spending time on Notes. Seems we travel in similar circles. 😊

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Here's to traveling with you!

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Forgiveness as antidote to anger. So much yes. I write about love as the answer to everything. ;) Forgiveness is big power. Followed and subscribed. Looking forward to reading your writing! 🙏

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Presbyterian minister here (and I agree that I don't love those terms that I use to describe myself either!) Looking forward to reading about forgiveness from you!

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Following!

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

Stephen W Smith

Care of the soul

Moving from busyness to a life of contemplation and action from a healthy place

How to live sanely an insane world.

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

I write at pottersinn.Substack.com

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All of that, my new friend. Following you now!

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Good to meet you. I love your word, "humaning." I'll look you up and follow you likewise.

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love this!

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Mmmm, overlap. Following!

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I'm a fellow spiritual director - looking forward to gleaning from your contemplations!

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Love it! Following!

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CATEGORIES: WRITING, FAMILY LIFE, STORIES, NATURE, MOTHERHOOD. I'm an author who lives by the sea in Cornwall. I write about things that inspire me and share my experiences as an author and a mum. I'm interested in connecting with other writers and readers and anyone curious about other people's stories.

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

I'm a fellow mom and author! Would love to connect. 😊

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Hello! I'd love to connect too. I've just read a couple of your posts and followed you :)

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Thank you, I appreciate it! If I keep following enough moms from the UK I'm going to start calling myself a "mum" and I have absolutely no problem with that! 😊

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I love Cornwall - spent so many happy times on Lands' End peninsula. A fellow curious writer and reader here! Following, and look forward to reading your work.

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There's something magical about Cornwall isn't there? It's lovely to meet you. I've just followed your Substack too and will look forward to reading more of it x

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Cornwall is truly magical, a special place. Lovely to meet you too - your new welcome post is great! I've subscribed and look forward to reading your stories by the sea.

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Im always curious!

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Hello! It's lovely to connect. Curious is the best way to be!

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So many wonderful memories of Cornwall. I worked in that region during the 80’s and 90’s and would vacation there with family. It has a rugged beauty with strong Celtic links.

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It's such a beautiful part of the world!

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

WOMEN'S HEALTH, THE PATRIARCHY, MENTAL HEALTH, BOOKS. I write about how to reframe and reclaim women's mental health. I'm interested in connecting with other feminist writers, nonfiction authors, and anyone who loves to chat about books!

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had me at THE PATRIARCHY! FOLLOWING!

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The patriarchy + books? YES!!! Look forward to getting to know you through your writing, Misty.

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Wonderful, I look forward to connecting with you as well!

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Misty, we are so aligned. I am an Integrative/Psychedelic MD, author and my book, Joy Is My Justice, is all about disrupting the oppressive mental health conversation. Following you now!

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Amazing, following you too Tanmeet! Will check your book out!!

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My life is always in need of more strong feminist voices. Your work looks super interesting!

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Thank you, and same for me in terms of strong feminist voices! So happy to connect!

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Hi Misty- Have worked in women's health and women's mental health for decades- I love 'reclaiming women's mental health. And yes, the patriarchy. I'm a nonfiction writer., too.

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Great to connect, Rosalind! Will subscribe!

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CATEGORIES: SPIRITUALITY, PSYCHOLOGY, RELATIONSHIPS. I write about welcoming our whole self and our whole story so we can truly open our hearts to our people and to our lives. Relationship transformation through loving self-examination. Our Humaning community of exceptionally kind and graceful souls is a highlight of my creative life.

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Really loved checking out your writing Kelly- thanks for sharing here.

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Thank you, Lisette! "Meaning making through story." Following you now!

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Following! I recently started a mini-series on The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown. I'm looking forward to connecting with others who are exploring wholehearted living!

https://thebarefootbeat.substack.com/p/letting-go-of-exhaustion-as-a-status

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Love this idea! Following you now too!

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Thank you! I feel like she's the Mother of whole-hearted living and just keeps giving us new tools and practices for understanding our own wholeness. 💗

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Hi Kelly - I'm already following you from Sarah Fay's party time. I was wondering if you've worked with caregivers? So many thoughts and ideas sparking from your newsletter. Relationships between Caregiver and the loved one, or difficult conversations between adult child and ageing parent? Thoughts - would you subscribe to my website and newsletter & give me your thoughts? https://www.carermentor.com/p/recommendation-chris-hayes-podcast

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It's not a niche I tend to focus on, Victoria, but I love that you're wanting to translate the wisdom you're finding elsewhere to the people you serve! In the coming weeks, I'm going to be introducing a bi-monthly Relationship Lab in which I answer specific questions from readers about relationships. Would love to connect more about this there!

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Thanks Kelly - noted. Putting a reminder into my 'system'.

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Following!

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I could use a good laugh, following you now, too!

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Awesome, thanks!

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CATEGORIES: POLITICS, FAITH/SPIRITUALITY, AI, CULTURE, WELLNESS, THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THEM ALL. I’m an unconventional former constitutional law academic at Cambridge University/entrepreneur/policy person who attempts to connect the dots between different areas in my writing. I’m British but will be spending more time in the US so keen to connect with readers and writers over there/likeminded people. Fun fact: I’ve written political history AND wellness for British Vogue (I don’t think I’ve met anyone else who can do both). Side interests: fashion, music, meditation, tea drinking.

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

You had me at 'What is social media doing to our souls?' - I'm also super interested in probing more deeply into the relationship between the internet and our minds/selves/souls and have a nascent essay series called Screens and Minds. Looking forward to reading!

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

Another Brit in USA here, also writing and reading about AI impact with more of a startup focus but looking forward to read your human and culture take!

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Thank you Chris! Also very interested in startups and startup life!

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Yes! What IS social media doing to our souls?? Following!

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Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

CATEGORIES: TRAVEL, LITERATURE-MEMOIR, MEXICO, THE MAYA I write about Mexico, the Maya culture, MX travel, history, food, art, expat essays and MX current events. I'm condensing and posting my travel memoir on buying land, building a house and opening a bookstore in a fishing village on the MX-Caribbean coast, alternating w/ news and events of the day. I like to read about others' travel experiences, writing and literature, archeology. I hope to connect w/ fellow travelers and writers who are changed by their experiences as they beat feet around the globe.

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following! i love reading expat journeys and i love mexico

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Feb 2·edited Feb 2Liked by Kirsten Powers

Gracias Kirsten!! Thanks for this opportunity to grow and meet others.

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Aww we meet again at another party! Already following you Jeanine - I remember your bookstore!

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Great!! Hello again!

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omg where?! i live outside of merida!

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Puerto Morelos. Store is Alma Libre Libros Bookstore. Now in the capable hands of Caleb and Nicole. You'll love it!

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