Lost youth

Daily Prompt: Unexpected Loss. The #EmotionalIntelligence way to deal with any loss: know it, feel it, weep and wail, look for lessons, hold to the good memories, and  go on.  A cartoon about the loss of youth. In a society that venerates youth, its loss is often unexpected. But for all fortunate to live a …

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DOG DAY LESSONS

We can learn a lot from our pets. Probably why dog trainers know how to stay strong. STAY STRONG A reminder to plan the above self-care dates for you and yours.  I will be signing off soon for Sabbath. That means following the advice I hand out so freely: I turn off the gadgets, spend time …

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ARE YOU A RUNAWAY?

Probably don’t think of yourself that way, but most of us run from pain and  in the process run from reality. We think running will keep us safe. Emotional fitness involves knowing what is real and what is your feelings playing tricks. Fear says to run, but even if a bear is heading your way, …

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A MOTHER’S DAY READ

Pointing you to an eBook mothers will resonate with, but all should read. Parenting is hard work, and mothers are still the primary caretakers. Five short stories that transport you to often surprising aspects of motherhood. A mother fights selfishly with her daughter’s lover, watching the curry stain on her lip quiver with rage … A woman …

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