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Anne-Marie Hofmann
Sassy+Loving. Scientific+Spiritual. Nomadic. Always sincere, often wry. Hopefully romantic. Polymath.
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I recently read an article published in Forge called What Will You Do With You 1,000 Hours? In sum, the article states the average working American has anywhere between 1,000–2,000 hours of ‘leisure’ time each year. …

I have a confession to make: I’m a lazy mo’ fo.

Impossible. You’re living space is always clean, you have a billion hobbies, and you eat 90% of your meals at home.

It’s true. I am lazy. To the extreme.

I’ve been awake since 7:00 am. It’s now 8:45 am…

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In January 2018, I emerged from a 15 month, committed, monogamous relationship with an emotionally abusive narcissist.

That relationship ripped out my soul, leaving me a empty, purposeless pile of flesh. But the lessons I learned from going through that turmoil ultimately gave me the strength to make changes in…

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“I’m about to use the last of the bread,” he says.
“Okie. I’ll make some more tomorrow.”

This exchange between my mate and I might have felt abnormal a few months ago. But today, it’s a normal part of my routine.

In The Time Before [COVID-19], it was a rarity…

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With the current COVID-19 pandemic the entire world is at least four weeks into social-isolation.

Except America. They re-opened.

Yes, well, America is what we refer to as a “massive dumpster fire”. I have confidence they’ll close again in about a week.

For many, social-isolation means being completely alone; for…

To have healthy relationships

If you’re a child of the 80’s having gone through your teen years circa late 90's/early 2000’s, this article is especially intended for you. We are the generation of non-boundary setting. We flat out don’t know how to do it. …

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Over the past decade, a social media-fueled movement has gathered steam: one in the art of self-love. Proponents of the movement claim by learning to love ourselves, we’ll create a societal shift toward peace and caring.

But most of us don’t have a clue what self-love is.

Says you. After…

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I was about ten when she flooded the bottom floor of her home. She left the kitchen tap running overnight; an understandable mistake. She had to have been around 75…76. Chalk it up to old age. These things happen.

The second occurrence, in less than a year, was cause for…

I originally wrote this on January 2nd but I like to sit on things for a day or two before I edit and post, thus it is January 4th. But pretend it’s January 2nd. For timelines and such.

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Yesterday, I ran.

Whoop dee doo. What do you want, a fucking…

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Lately, I’ve had a bit of writer’s block, and this one felt like an easy win. And sometimes, an easy win is needed to get the creative juices flowing again.

Thus I take you down the crazy path that is my brain on Harry Potter…

During a current re-read of…

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