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From Emotional Health to Mental Healing

“I don’t understand why we don’t consider emotional health as important as mental health!” Maggie would say to me.  “Honestly, it is just as important – if not more so.  If people were able to talk about their emotions they … Continue reading

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Really, I’m fine.

I’m fine.  Really.  Who wants to hear the bad stuff, anyhow? How long can one complain before the complaints fall on deaf ears? Still, I stand – I hurt.  I sit – I hurt.  I walk. I’m fine.  Really.  I … Continue reading

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There are more than 50 shades of grey in life

There is no line to cross To know when you have passed from pain-free to too much pain There is no line to cross To know when you have moved from independence to dependence There is no line to cross … Continue reading

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It takes more courage…

It takes more courage to listen to someone crying – than it does to cry. It takes more courage to support than it does to be supported. It takes more courage to love than to be loved. It takes more … Continue reading

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