I've always imagined myself as an older therapist with long gray hair, wearing a tie-dye dress and Birkenstocks. Helping the younger generation gain freedom through the wisdom of age. A quaint trailer for my home. Maybe a wind chime and a beaded curtain for a door.
A free-spirit. Unburdened by the stylish demands of a fickle society. Eating homemade granola. Comfortable in my own skin.
Instead, I live in a cul-de-sac in a college town. I don't smoke pot. Or burn incense. And I will probably never pay off my student loans. I color my hair. Probably too much.
But, I am a therapist. And, there's still time. Who knows?
Do you ever dream of a carefree life? Off the grid or otherwise disconnected from daily chaos?
On sunny breezy days like today, I think about that.
Happy daydreams, my friends, - M
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Hi! My name is Melinda. I'm a saved-by-grace-er, lifelong learner, INFJ, health & fitness trynabe, Mom, #vanlifer, mental health vlogger, and Director & Clinical Supervisor at a Child & Family Therapy Practice in Northern California.
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