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Closing Time for Leonard and Me

I ran downstairs to see my mom and step-dad standing in the doorway. Neal is lying casually across his bed, back against the wall, shotgun on his lap, threatening to kill himself.

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Grieve to Relieve the Pain

I’ve hesitated to write about grieving. It’s an intensely personal process, and one that has the ability to completely deconstruct your entire world. I know, because I’ve gone through it myself, and there was a time when I didn’t think

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“Inside Out” and an Emotionally Balanced Diet

Learning about your brain is fun. It’s even more fun when it’s a Disney Pixar movie that tidily sums it up using coloured marbles to categorize your short and long-term memories, and ‘islands’ to explain the major areas of your

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