Author: Darcy Thiel

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Depression in Disguise

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I recently met a man at a party. He was very funny and outgoing. It was obvious that the people around him interacted often with him and were very fond […]

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Memorial Service

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I attended a weekend of memorial services with my dad. They were for a very beautiful 45-year-old woman who died from ALS, a most fast-acting and vicious disease. Stacey was […]

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Undercover Depression

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I recently met a man at a party. He was very funny and outgoing. It was obvious that the people around him interacted often with him and were very fond […]

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A Challenge for You

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I’ve written about the months that I spent helping my dad downsize his house for a one-bedroom apartment. If it wasn’t such exhausting work, I would advertise my organizing business […]

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The Merits of Coloring

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When I was in my twenties and first tasted therapy, we used to talk about simple ways to take care of my “inner child.” That concept is still around, but […]

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Eleventh Hour

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Back in November, my siblings and I started a conversation with my dad about the possibility of downsizing into a smaller place. We were meeting with him once a month […]

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Tarzan and Teeth

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Last night I slept for 14 hours. I couldn’t believe it. I woke up feeling better than I have in a long time. Then I had to go to the […]

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Exhaustion

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Yep, I’m a day late writing. I know it really doesn’t matter, but writing has been my Thursday thing for most of the past three years. It’s easy to write […]

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Company

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Last week I went to see a play called Company in Amherst. It’s a musical, actually. I’ve been hanging out a lot with my theater friends lately and we’ve been […]

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It's Just Stuff, Right?

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One of my businesses is called “Less Mess, Less Stress.” My “nickname” on my business cards is “The Clutter Cleaner.” I’ve been doing organizing for several years, but I don’t […]

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Lost

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Nope, I’m not talking about the TV show Lost. I’m talking about a text I sent my friend in Georgia. She asked how I was and I said I was […]

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A Day in The Life

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The many hats I wear can be exhausting. Sometimes it’s the number of hats, and sometimes it’s the number of times I have to change them. And sometimes it’s how […]

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Men

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Well, I am starting to come to terms with the possibility of remaining single. I don’t know the future of course, but I am trying to see the glass half […]

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Expectations

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I think the concept of expectations is a good therapy idea that has gotten overused and taken to a bad extreme. To be human is to have expectations. Period. A […]

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Abuse of Therapy

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Therapy has come a long way over the last few decades. It used to be that only truly mentally ill people went to the insane asylum, and it was a […]

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Simplicity

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I’ve been labeled (or accused) of being a drama queen several times throughout my life. Then I met with a spiritual director over a decade ago who helped me understand […]

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More Ally McBeal

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I’m starting my last season of Ally McThiel. Oops, I mean McBeal. The second to last season is the one with Robert Downey, Jr.. It’s so sad because the childhood […]

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Drama Free

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I have said before that as an author/writer, I have really grown to appreciate those that can write fiction. I can really only write about things that happen in my […]

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