“Self-care” isn’t for me, or is it?

“Self-care” seems to be trending, particularly in social media.  In many ways, this is positive because studies have shown that self-care is essential for our physical, emotional, and mental health. Unfortunately, the implementation of the concept can be very surface-level. When you hear the term “self-care” its easy to picture candles, baths and spa treatments. […]

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Me & My Own – The gift of 7th grade algebra

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Three near-misses remind me to treasure helping Jack with his math homework again tonight. Three people who are important to me have each had scary brushes with their own mortality in the last week or so. Fortunately, each is still with us, and their experiences, especially together, have helped me put today’s minor griefs, whatever […]

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