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And with just a few hurtful words went pffft — our friendship.

It wasn’t so much what she said that mattered. What her words meant — that was what made me feel gutted. Her words and actions — inactions —were a clear indication of her lack of regard for me. Of not valuing me … Continue reading

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The Closing Of A Chapter As This Blog Site Celebrates Its 7th Anniversary

Today, a chapter ends. Not long after my last post, I found myself on top of a most challenging project. I had to discern how to help address the severe disgruntlement of the residents in our complex, the majority of … Continue reading

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Comforting Someone

When someone is going through a most challenging situation — such as a diagnosis of breast cancer in my case which I shared in a previous post — what they need to hear and receive is compassion, love, and nurturance. … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Being the Candle in the Dark

Image Source: https://pixabay.com/ “It’s over, thank you…..” These words run through my head as tears well up behind my eyelids and roll down my cheeks. I want to be held. At the same time, I want just to stay still … Continue reading

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The You That Is Special

“In all the world there is nobody like you. Since the beginning of time, there has never been another person like you. Nobody has your smile. Nobody has your eyes, your nose, your hair, your hands, your voice. You are … Continue reading

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Ending A Relationship When The Parties Are At Different Emotional Stages

After my friend and I had met up a couple of months ago in the hope — my hope — that we would shed light on our conflict last year, I wasn’t fully confident that I was making the right … Continue reading

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Loss Of Interest In People’s Problems & Dramas — Rescuing No More

Why are they not confiding in me? Why am I not the go-to person when they need guidance and counselling? I used to ask myself those questions when I felt so envious that my high school friends would choose someone … Continue reading

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How Are You Tending To Your “Garden?”

Some people, places or situations simply aren’t aligned with us. They’re too toxic. They leave us feeling depleted instead of uplifted. Drained. Zapped. With people, in particular, these are the ones who do not know how to manage and run their … Continue reading

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Walking Away Isn’t A Sign Of Defeat

I could have simply walked away. It isn’t a sign of weakness, defeat or avoidance anyway. On the contrary, it takes much courage and strength to speak up. It takes guts to rise from the table and excuse one’s self … Continue reading

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Inspiring Others Through Writing & Sharing

A reader’s comment to an earlier post prompted me to write this one instead of responding to her directly. She wrote how inspired she was by what I’m going through and what I’m sharing. I’m so appreciative of such comments because they … Continue reading

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