Category Archives: truth shall set you free

Permission to Fail

The other day I was part of an expert panel discussion on “How to care for yourself while caregiving” through WEGO Health and one of the other panelist, Ben Murphy (@athletdad) shared a great point.  He said that one of … Continue reading

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The Red Leg Incident

The majority of my time is spent writing and speaking about the necessity of taking care of oneself, especially when caring for an aging loved one.  Recently I have discovered that, while caring for 3 of my own family members, … Continue reading

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Fighting Imaginary Foes

Today, in my allotted few minutes of brainlessness when I play online scrabble against the “robots” I realized that when I won the game I found myself smugly amused as if I had defeated some a real opponent.  In reality, … Continue reading

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Reconcilliation and Your Well-Being

Growing up my family was very close. In typical Italian style, every Sunday was spent at my grandparent’s home in Chicago where random aunts, uncles and cousins (most of which lived on the same block) gathered for an amazing feast. … Continue reading

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The power of saying I.Was.Wrong.

Several years ago I had a friend who had lost her husband in a terrible car accident. She loved this man, who was the father of her two daughters, and this was one of the most devastating times of her … Continue reading

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Stories of the boogey-man “Osama Bin Laden” and other myths lurking

So last night I was awakened by my husband who was ecstatic about the latest on the news regarding Osama Bin Laden. And might I add he was saying very loudly, “The President is about to make an address that they have … Continue reading

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