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Your Health and Grief

The loss of a loved one is a life-shattering experience. But unbeknownst to many, it affects us physically as well as emotionally. The grief a person experiences is felt...
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Holiday Coping Tips

I thought I’d write a few words about the holidays and the blues, because this is the time of the year people commonly experience feelings of depression, sadness, and...
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General

The Long Goodbye: A Memoir

The Long Goodbye by poet and literary critic Meghan O’Rourke is a beautifully written and poignant memoir about grappling with a mother’s death. In the first of three sections,...
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Anger

Surviving Your Breakup

As a society, we place great emphasis on finding “the one.” We pressure ourselves to find the perfect lifemate for ourselves. Often, this process can be nerve-racking in itself....
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Book Review: Tiny Beautiful Things

Let yourself be gutted. Let it open you. Start here. ~ Cheryl Strayed Cheryl Strayed’s Tiny Beautiful Things features a beautiful collection of well-crafted, undeniably relatable letters, along with...
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Losing in Life

When you grow up in New England, life revolves around the seasons. Memorial Day kicked off summer, even though it was still too cold to swim. Labor Day meant...
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