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Posted on: January 4th, 2006

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Whenever I have a speaking engagement, I always ask people to turn on their cell phones.

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Posted on: December 28th, 2005

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In Canada and the U.S., the government has passed new legislation to protect us.

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Posted on: December 21st, 2005

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Last week I wrote about how some well-meaning professionals can manipulate the situation in order to get you to do what they feel is in your best interest.

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Posted on: May 18th, 2005

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Most people over 40 have experienced a time or two when their mind just goes blank.

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Posted on: May 11th, 2005

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Last week I told Moshe's and Richard's stories. These two men gave their all to their jobs despite the diseases that made it more and more difficult to do so.

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Posted on: May 4th, 2005

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My generation, for the most part, had a very strong work ethic. It came, perhaps, because many of us grew up as children of immigrants and we inherited it from our parents.

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Posted on: April 27th, 2005

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We want people to behave toward us in a certain way. When they don't, we get angry.

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Posted on: April 20th, 2005

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Last week I shared part of a letter by a mother of a chronically ill child.

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Posted on: April 6th, 2005

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Birthdays, anniversaries, life cycle events are all times we look forward to.

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Posted on: March 30th, 2005

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I recently had the privilege of meeting with a support group that consisted of spouses, children and friends of the residents of a nursing home.

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Posted on: March 23rd, 2005

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This e-mail came across my desk. It was written by that famous writer known as "unknown author."

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Posted on: March 16th, 2005

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Many years ago, I worked for a school division as a Special Education Resource Teacher.

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Posted on: March 9th, 2005

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Words do not always come out right. They don't always express the depth of our emotions or what we want to say.

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Posted on: March 2nd, 2005

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My last several articles talked about the common experience for many "well spouses" of juggling simchas and crises at the same time.

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Posted on: February 23rd, 2005

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I have been writing a series of articles on managing simchas and crises when they occur at the same time.

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Posted on: February 16th, 2005

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In a crisis, few of us know how to act. We desperately want to help, but we are afraid of overstepping or intruding where we shouldn't.

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Posted on: February 2nd, 2005

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Last week I relayed Evelyn's story. She is a well spouse who was making a simcha.

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Posted on: January 12th, 2005

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Dealing with chronic illness when planning even the most joyous of occasions is very difficult, even when there is no crisis at the moment.

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Posted on: January 5th, 2005

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For more than a year now, I have been relating stories from and about well spouses. When these stories reflected a common experience, I wrote about them.

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Posted on: December 29th, 2004

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When we first marry, we assume life will be wonderful. We rarely think about or discuss potential problems or the possibility of illness darkening our doorstep.

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