Rachel Curry

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Category Archives: Relationships

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Nov 17

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When it is freely given, it is so sweet

We got her from a neighbor who was leaving and couldn’t keep her. She was quiet. She didn’t bite. Three weeks pass. She settles into our space and our patterns. When we take her out of her cage, she tentatively finds a comfortable spot behind a pillow or under a blanket. Two months in. She is very […]

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Sep 16

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I go to the gym to watch T.V.

If you know me well then you know I don’t go to the gym to exercise, I go to watch T.V.   Let’s be honest. The feeling better and the staying healthy things are some sweet side benefits, for sure, but they don’t inspire me most of the time. Although mindless T.V. isn’t so inspiring either, it ...

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A Nighttime Walk

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Jun 16

2

It seemed like a good idea at the time

Have you ever said, “Welp*, that isn’t going to create the reaction I want, is it?” [*Insert your favorite expressive word here.] We’re doing the best we can with what we have in the moment, and it makes sense to react that way b/c we’ve always done it…it’s an automatic habit, a knee-jerk ...

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Barrel that says "Have Fun"

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Oct 15

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Making a deadline work for you / A system for people who hate systems

Did anyone else work up until the last moment of a deadline in high school? I did that all the time. Sometimes I’d stay up to all hours finishing something…or procrastinating until the final hour when I really just had to get it done. Thankfully, my high school work isn’t anything that I have to […]

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Jun 15

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What a California move looks like

As some of you know, I coach parents, teens and families, helping them develop mutual trust, love and respect in their relationships. Much of my coaching is done over the phone; many of my clients find it to be the most convenient way to work. I recently moved across the country, and am now based […]

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