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How to Handle a Parent’s Unexpected Illness or Injury

  How to Handle a Parent’s Unexpected Illness or Injury (And how to Prepare for the Inevitable) It can be somewhat easier to prepare and care for a parent with a chronic illness. Knowing what needs to be done when … Continue reading »

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End of Life: Returning to Innocence—the Dying Process

Dad had a terrible childhood. His mother never liked him, favoring his sisters over him (but not by much). He started to run away to escape her from the time he was 7 and when he would return she would … Continue reading »

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Personal Coaching – Feeling Sad or Depressed

Reprinted. Original Date: Sept 30, 2010 Personal Development: Feeling Sad or Depressed I had a series of incidents in my life that threw me into a tail spin. None of my tools were working and nothing anyone said helped. My … Continue reading »

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End of Life – When to Get Help for an Elderly Loved One

When you visit an elderly family member in their home, look at their surroundings, and watch for changes that may signal a new physical or mental problem. Or perhaps he or she is no longer capable of living alone. This … Continue reading »

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Family Coaching – The Difference Between Acceptance and Acceptable

I have a family member who is slow to overwhelm, which is both good and bad…it’s good because she can handle a lot, but it’s bad because when she finally does get to the edge it has become bigger and … Continue reading »

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