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About sabinabrennan

I don't believe that we are any one thing. What and who we are at any moment in time is complex and context dependent. While labels are a useful shorthand that help us to navigate the world, all too often they play into people's prejudices and preconceptions. Here is a list of labels about me that begin with the letter 'p' Psychologist, Parent, Pro-Equality, Pacifist, Photographer, Perfectionist I could just as easily select another letter and make a different list of 'About me' labels. So try not to prejudge its just a list of labels beginning with 'p'

International Men’s Day

– we do what works for us irrespective of our genitals. Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Treat

Left Overs In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Treat.”

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I Quit

No-Brainer As an ex-smoker I know how tough it can be to quit even when we are aware of the health risks. If I’m honest the reason I went from 60 cigarettes to zero in my thirties wasn’t because I was afraid of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: (Extra)ordinary

Backstreet Beauty In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “(Extra)ordinary.”

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy Place

Sanctuary In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Happy Place.”

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Boundaries

Bursting Bud Some boundaries simply burst open, In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Boundaries.”

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

Bird Spirit Last week as I sat at my kitchen table I heard a sickening thud and saw a bird drop from the sky. In that instance his graceful flight was abruptly transformed as he hit the glass wall and … Continue reading

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Abortion: Have You Checked Your Prejudice

I have never had an abortion. You can draw no conclusions about me from that statement. That statement tells you nothing about me or my morality, it tells you nothing about my sexual habits or my sexual history and nothing about … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monochromatic

Yellow Look at the flowers, look how they bloom for you. In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Monochromatic.”

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Ten Things I’ve Learned

Question everything, especially yourself. Big changes come from lots of people doing little things. Running away doesn’t work because you can’t escape yourself. The actuality is frequently less painful than the imagining. Check yourself for prejudice and chose not to act on it. Measure … Continue reading

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