Category Archive: Top Posts

Ubuntu

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Thanks to all of you who read and commented on yesterday’s post on grief. Once again I am struck by how much strength and comfort we can draw from each other. We should… Continue reading

How Long Does Grief Last?

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Two years later and I am still grieving for my mother. I still grieve for the unborn baby I lost the week after her funeral, and for the babies unborn before that. I… Continue reading

Motivation Monday

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What I learned From Nelson Mandela

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The soundtrack to my teenage years in the mid-eighties was filled with The Specials Nelson Mandela protest song; in school I spoke as captain of our debating team about the evils of apartheid in South Africa,… Continue reading

On Memory

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Thanksgiving Thoughts

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While we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving traditionally here, I have always loved the idea of this holiday season and in its spirit I want to say a very special thanks to YOU, my loyal… Continue reading

Depressed? Try Watching A Movie

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If you are in the full blown depths of depression, then perhaps you think there is nothing that can make you feel better. I get that. I’ve been there. The problem with depression… Continue reading

Finding Your Passion

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The ties that bind

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Cancer may have brought our community together but for many of us the ties of friendship have been strengthened through life’s other challenges and griefs. We hurt as much for the pain our… Continue reading

The problem with the phrase ‘battling cancer’

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Originally posted on Health Care Social Media:
See on Scoop.it – Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer Are military metaphors such as “battling” appropriate when it comes to cancer, asks Andrew Graystone. See on http://www.bbc.co.uk