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Reflections on Behavior

Unless we progress, we regress – Dwight D. Eisenhower “You’ve got to have something to eat, and a little love in your life before you can hold still for any damn body’s sermon on how to behave.” – Billy Holiday ‘Being … Continue reading

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What Lingers

Long before her diagnosis, my reliably cheerful friend turned sour. Even our most mundane conversations became contentious. Pessimism and frustration darkened her world. Eventually, as words eluded her and her thinking grew disorganized, the diagnosis came: early dementia. Terrifying, yes, … Continue reading

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Reflections on Relationships

No man can be held throughout the day by what happens throughout the night. Like I always say, if you sit long enough by the crack of the door, you’ll see your enemy go by in a hearse. – Sally Stanford … Continue reading

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Never Marry an Unsolved Problem

That’s Rule No. 1 for preventing relationship misery. Don’t proceed even one more step toward marriage until you’ve addressed your doubts. Rule No. 2: Don’t rely solely on your own explanations for other people’s behavior when they are available to … Continue reading

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How I Mental Health

My definition of a mental-health day is every day. I don’t like the idea that a mental-health day has to stick out among all the other days of the year. On a good day, I deal with rejection by brushing it off; … Continue reading

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