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About Dad’s Journals …

When my mother died, she divided her estate equally between my brother and me. She specifically assigned valuable items but didn’t mention my father’s journals. (He died 25 years ago.) I took them with me before I sold my share … Continue reading

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Not Chicken Soup!

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
“Hi, it’s me. I am just wondering if you had that chicken soup recipe? You know the one we made over the summer during that crazy lighting storm. Call me, love you,…

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Advice from a (Broken) Fortune Cookie

Disagree persuasively and respectfully. Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively purging“, as I know each of these … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Carry On

When your living through a scary time, how can you stop those feelings from taking over? As a therapist, I have two sets of tools change strategies and acceptance strategies. They work even when you’re experiencing long-term uncertainty. Tools for … Continue reading

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Advice From a Fortune Cookie

New facts dispel old fears. Listen to intuition. Stick to basics and keep practicing. Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new … Continue reading

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