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How to Begin Practicing ‘Healthy Control’

Lessons from a recovering control freak

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My name is Catherine, and I’m a recovering control freak.

And I know I’m not alone.

If you identify as a sensitive person who struggles with people-pleasing, an inner critic, poor boundaries, overextending yourself, and trying to “fix” others by offering constant advice, it’s…




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Catherine Andrews

Catherine Andrews

Teaching awakening + healing through vulnerability + self-compassion. Finding hope in a messy world. Author of the Sunday Soother.

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