How To Channel Your Inner Child and Find Joy

Ask your 10-year-old self, she knows what to do

Adrienne Parkhurst
4 min readJan 19, 2023

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Every once in a while I’ll listen to an interview or read a book that won’t leave me alone. Right now, I can’t get Jason Reynolds out of my head.

Last year, Reynolds, a novelist and poet, appeared on the podcast Unlocking Us, hosted by Brené Brown. During the interview, titled…

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Adrienne Parkhurst

Mom. Wife. Writer. Editor. Healthcare Freelance Writer. Lifetime Learner. Flawed Leader. Sharing my life lessons through personal essays and memoirs.