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      Havi Brooks @havi

    Pretty sure runner's high is just Stockholm syndrome, except the person who has kidnapped and tortured you is you.

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    Constellations. A very vulnerable personal post about grief, loss, the dark places, moving through.  http://www.fluentself.com/blog/personal/constellations/ 

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    #YesAllWomen Because I can't tell if a random street encounter is about to turn scary so my stomach clenches at each casual hello.

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    I don't know that there's a "wrong" in communication, other than lack of awareness. Other than "I love you but" which, yeah, always wrong.

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    I have to say this right now. Let's end this myth about Who Is A Writer. Let's end it now.  http://www.fluentself.com/blog/stuff/lets-end-this-story-about-who-is-a-writer/ 

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    #YesAllWomen Because when I share painful, scary, vulnerable, terrifying experiences, I'm told it's "humblebragging".

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    I apologize for tweets that are "attributed to me", attributed correctly because I wrote them, they are my tweets, this is how twitter works

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    I'm from the future. Listen to me. Stop writing Open Letters. Just say the thing you want to say.

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    Being open, honest and vulnerable is hard. Like, really hard. No wonder everyone avoids it like the plague.

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    What horrible person gave the three year old next door a recorder

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    New in my life: 1. I wrote an actual blog post. 2. I've been on the road for a month. 3. This midlife crisis is hilarious

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    Words With Friends With Benefits. Words With Ex-Lovers. Words Whispered Very Softly With Friends Who Are More Than Friends. Kickstarter?

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    And they generally have zero ability to accept that "this thing that is great for me might not in fact be great for everyone else".

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    Thinking about this because running, like parenting, climbing or doing juice fasts is one of those things people evangelize about.

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    Just saw my first ever Mormon billboard!!!!!

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    Sometimes best answer is: this is not worthy of my time and attention, energy is gross, delete, unfollow/unfriend, ta da! Whoosh done.

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    Way too much energy expended on "but what if people hate me for living by convictions", I know I have many flavors of this worry

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    The amount of magic beans you have to have to not understand what it is to live in fear, to the point that you can mock the need for safety.

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    Nap o'clock! Quarter past nap! Napteen minutes of nap!

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      Havi Brooks @havi

    I've never run more than half a block because it is SO FUCKING BORING and it hurts and I'd rather be dancing.

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@havi

Have post-it notes will time-travel * I don't speak * Rumors that I am a unicorn are mostly untrue * Words at The Fluent Self