Tag Archives: tough conversations

About Her Cancer Diagnosis?

A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The problem: She hasn’t told me. (I overheard her husband talking about it: Her illness was discovered during routine medical tests. She was having a hard time getting pregnant — … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable Truth

Speaking my truth, even when its uncomfortable. I’m allowing myself the space to say to society, “Where have you been? How did you not notice our pain?” – Natarsha McAllister Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your … Continue reading

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Communication : Answer-Seeking Questions

These are the only questions that truly seek an answer. Some of these questions are challenging, such as “Can you give me a loan?” or “Will you babysit?” or “Could you take this back?” These are questions you should have … Continue reading

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Managing the holiday rollercoaster … Emotional honesty

 Ask yourself, “What am I feeling?” You may know you feel “bad,” but are you specifically feeling sad to not see your grandmother — or your grandchildren? Anxious about being alone for the holidays? Guilty that you’re not at all upset that … Continue reading

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The Siren

A siren wailed outside a little boy’s house. Unfamiliar with the sound, he asked his mother what it was. She explained that it was meant to alert people of a dangerous storm. She said that if people did not take … Continue reading

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