Surviving Holiday Stress and Blues

It’s that time of year again: December calendars filled with social events requiring you to engage with those exploding with holiday cheer. Like ornaments on a tree, you are expected have a bright and shiny appearance­­­­. Sounds easy enough...

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Brotherly Love: Grieving Through the Loss of a Pet

The air circulating through my lungs feels different–if not colder than normal. I focus on my shallow breath, the only sound in the room. The natural light coming in through the bedroom window appears changed as well–dimmer even. Through my...

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How togetherness helps us grow and eventually heals our Grief

How togetherness helps us grow and eventually heals our Grief Joey Sweetboy Benson, furry love of my life, transitioned peacefully. Many of you affectionately knew Joey from his years of therapeutic assistive work. He was my constant companion for 17 of...

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