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Guilt and Shame at the End of Life

Living with a life-limiting illness can be much harder when you blame yourself

Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh. ~ Henry David Thoreau Joe sat in his living … Continue reading

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Why It’s OK to Cry about Leonard Nimoy

What we don't talk about when a celebrity dies

February 27, 2015 marked the first day I cried over a celebrity’s death. It was the day Leonard Nimoy, best known for his role as Spock on “Star Trek”, passed away from COPD complications. At 83, he had lived a … Continue reading

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