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They’re Dead and I’m Crazy

  “I’m going crazy; I can’t think, can’t remember anything, I just can’t function, and I don’t even care.” Have you heard yourself say that? Maybe you thought it, but were too afraid to admit it. Grief can do that, it makes normal people feel...
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3 Tips to Stay Strong in Tough Times

From the Chrissy B. Show, three tips to stay strong in tough times such as facing loss.

Including an anecdote from her own family, Chrissy illustrates how there is hope and life changes, and talks about how to challenge negativity.

The Chrissy B. Show is a TV show about mental health and wellness from the...
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HOLIDAY HEAVINESS


The holiday season brings a certain meaning that is followed by a certain heaviness. For this writer, after four years, I am expecting it. Last year I fooled myself by thinking I turned the corner. Our children and grandchild were going to visit, and I was determined to put up the trains under the largest tree ever. I even put lights outside and our homemade manger scene. It reminded me of the girl in “Ordinary People”...
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The Pressure to Bounce Back

There's pressure to bounce back after you've had a baby. You're supposed to get back to your previous shape---to fit into your wedding dress, to fit into your old skinny jeans. You're supposed to be just as productive and energized as you were before. You're supposed to be in a similar place emotionally. You're supposed to be calm and content.

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Blessed are Those Who Let It Be

It’s taken me an extra week to write the following. I tried several times to write a meaningful blog and came up short. I tried to “mail it in” but for me the word blog is not an excuse for saying something even if...
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