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If life’s black & white, I write about the grey. I value kindness, vulnerability, and intellect above all else. B.Sc. Psychology

Updated 9/29/2021

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Welcome! In case you were wondering, yes, I used to write under the name Arwyn Clark. Now only half of my name is a pseudonym. I wrote a post explaining why in a “100 Days 100 Ways” challenge I attempted. Feel free to check it out. :)

I also used…


But it sucks when it’s your own family that’s toxic

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We’ve all heard the story about the quiet kid in school who “snapped” one day because he was sick and tired of everyone’s bullshit. When that happens, usually it’s a culmination of things rather than a singular event which led to it.

“I don’t know what happened. Yesterday he seemed…


My life can’t be all about writing anymore

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I think I’m in one of those “transition periods” self-improvement junkies are always talking about.

It began when I learned that my husband, daughter, and I were facing a possible eviction from our home. Until that point, I had been happily writing away on Medium with the intention of (hopefully)…


Same room as my abuser

After being no-contact for three years

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I couldn’t have predicted how strange this day would be.

I had an awesome morning with my daughter before taking her to school. First we ate pink cereal made of Halloween shapes. …


Yes, even my own

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Sometimes I wonder if Medium isn’t just another one of those pyramid schemes. I’m just as tired as most of you probably are at seeing those How to make money on Medium articles.

I started writing here because I wanted to have a place to share my insights as I…


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In a post I made the other day, I alluded to some “forced personal growth” and sacrifices I had to make over the weekend. I’ve always prided myself in my choice to be vulnerable in everything I write for this platform, especially since this is a quality most of my


A Quick Personal Update 10/4/2021

I know I mostly yell into the abyss around here (the blogger’s life, amirite?). But on the off chance that anyone is wondering why I haven’t been posting as much as usual, I wanted to do something I wouldn’t normally do and give a bit of an update.

As of…


And how might Google be feeding into false beliefs and health paranoia?

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I was sitting on the couch the other day, staring at our “majestic forests” Roku screensaver as I took a break from packing, when I noticed something. A peculiar thing seemed to be happening to my vision. …


And can I have mine without religion, please?

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Note: The opinions expressed in this article are purely that — opinions — and are not meant to offend or belittle others who feel or think differently than I do. My voicing my opinion isn’t going to (nor meant to) make you stop believing whatever you like. …


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Anyone who knows me knows that fall is my absolute favorite season. As far as I’m considered, it’s the real “most wonderful time of year.” …

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