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Ramblings within a month-long depressive episode

I’ve been wondering recently what it’d feel like to work in one of those call offices for suicide hotlines. I know the pay is crap and that shouldn’t matter but you must be pretty strong to help someone after they … Continue reading Ramblings within a month-long depressive episode

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My dear friend: my experience with grief

I’m not a religious person. I don’t attend church, and I don’t pray before bed. Even though I am not religious, I do believe there is life beyond death. I believe there is a place where our loved ones can … Continue reading My dear friend: my experience with grief

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My Anger, No Longer My Danger

I have been angry for a long time, and I have let that anger overpower me without actually thinking about it. All I knew was that as awful as I felt, it still felt good to have something other than … Continue reading My Anger, No Longer My Danger

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Remembering Yolanda

For countless reasons, May has been and still is my favorite month of the year. It’s filled with dance recitals, school plays, field trips, field days, lilacs, graduations, May day walks and Maypoles. With longer, warmer days we also enjoy baseball games, ice cream trucks, … Continue reading Remembering Yolanda

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My Top Stories On Children’s Mental Health In 2010 — What Are Yours?

We are all looking forward to 2011, making our resolutions and hoping, as we always do, for a better year. The end of the year is also the time when we look back before we look forward. There were many … Continue reading My Top Stories On Children’s Mental Health In 2010 — What Are Yours?

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