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07
Apr

I’m right and you are wrong

Can we agree to disagree? Being trapped in what feels like a no-win situation can be all consuming, especially if we’re convinced the other party is…

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17
Mar

How can I make this better?

Figure out what’s wrong. Anyone who has attempted to jam a square peg into a round hole knows the meaning of frustration. Why won’t the darn…

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22
Feb

You’re Not Listening

I can't hear. Listen up. Watch this. Pay attention RIGHT NOW! It’s hard to discern meaning in a cacophony of noise. Maybe it’s the imperative for…

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11
Feb

I Didn’t Know What I Didn’t Know

But I thought I did. Years ago I lost a dear friend to addiction. Though she openly shared her struggles with me, I couldn’t understand why…

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25
Nov

Use Your Words

Tell me what you need. The wee lad was having a spectacular meltdown and clearly testing the limits of a passenger’s fraying patience. Can’t she do…

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11
Nov

Give Peace a Chance

We owe it to each other. It’s November and bright red poppies are popping up on lapels, in honor of those who sacrificed their lives for…

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28
Oct

Get a Second Opinion

Anyone’s but your own. My friend Maude finally agreed to see her doctor after months of ignoring the symptoms. She asked me to come along for…

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07
Oct

I Can’t Seem to Get Off the Fence

Try putting your foot down. I’m in agreement that diversity of opinion is a catalyst for change. Feisty debate, invigorating and skillfully moderated, can stake out…

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19
Aug

I’d Like Your Advice

But don’t hold me to it. Asking for help is not something I do easily; though experience has shown me that getting an issue out of…

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20
Jul

Sweet Dreams Darling

Wonderland is waiting. When my first little fella was three, we had a “serious” bedtime chat about sleeping. “Where do I go when I shut my…

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