Posts by Shannon Brown

Shannon spent several years as a writer and editor at a public health agency in Washington, DC. She is now a certified yoga teacher and is traveling and attempting to figure out her life. Find her on Instagram, Upwork, and her blog,

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Acknowledging That We’re Not Okay is the Only Way to Make Things Better

“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your own understanding.” ~Khalil Gibran

There was a time in my life where I felt like everything needed to seem okay.

I had trouble achieving emotional closeness in my relationships, …