Run the Dishwasher Twice

A lesson on throwing out the rule book and saving yourself

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When I was at one of my lowest points in life, I couldn’t get out of bed on some days. I had or motivation and was barely getting by.

Even therapy seemed like too much effort. I had been going every week, and on one particular day, I didn’t have much to “bring” to the session. My…