Author Archives: Holly Lapka

Sadness

As my husband and I were leaving my in-law’s home during our last visit, I witnessed a scene that has played out countless times during my 12 years in this family. While we are pulling out of the driveway, my … Continue reading

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Anger

Anger is tricky. It’s another one of those emotions that are “uncomfortable” and we’re often taught not to feel it: “Don’t be mad-it was an accident” “I already said I was sorry-why are you still angry about that?” “That incident … Continue reading

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Forget Everything And Run

Fear is a basic, yet powerful emotion. It shows itself to us in many forms; a racing heart, surge of energy, “butterflies” in the stomach. These physical cues usually result from our most primal form of fear that sets off … Continue reading

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The Inner Critic

“I can’t believe I slept so late, I’m so lazy.” “I will never get all of this done in time, I’m so stupid for offering to help.” “I’m such an idiot! I can’t believe I forgot my book again!” “There … Continue reading

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