Here is this week’s list of paintings, confessions, advice for setting boundaries, and other tidbits from my favourite corners of the web.
It’s extra large this week because I couldn’t bear to cut anything out. Everything was important, so I hope you enjoy all of the bonus links.
Approaching the Holidays with Trump-Supporting Relatives. The advice in this post doesn’t only apply to US politics, by the way. I’ve used and will use them for all kinds of sticky situations. The first point that the author made was the most important: you are under absolutely no obligation to spend time with someone just because they’re related to you. It’s always okay to RSVP “no” if they’re being nasty.
Rainy Mood. The sole purpose of this site is to play recordings of thunderstorms. If you find them as relaxing as I do, enjoy.
Too Rich to Be Poor, Too Poor to Get By. My thoughts jumped from “the system is broken,” to “Wow, I need to donate to the food bank way more often than I already do,” to “no one who works that hard should suffer that much” while reading this.
This Is Not My Beautiful House. Keep reading this one until you reach the end. The last sentence is 99% of the reason why I’m recommending this to you.
5 Self-Care Tips During Recovery from a Suicide Attempt via iamsteveaustin. This was a very good article.
What have you been reading?