Yes, You Can: 10 Ways to Build Inner Strength

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“Boom-boom! Pow! Can you feel that? Boom-boom! Pow!” There are days when these lyrics remind me more of the overwhelming stress that can hit us from all sides like bombs exploding once-stable air. Like when you find out you have lost your job with no option in sight “Boom!” your spouse leaves because that he/she […]

Ducking Grief

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Next month will mark six years that my best friend’s daughter Miya died. Yet, she is very much alive in the hearts and minds of those who knew and loved her. Loving Miya was the only option; she wouldn’t have it any other way and this is exactly what we loved so much about her. […]

Letting Go: How to Live With the Loss of a Loved One

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Note from Leo: This is a guest post from my friend, Suraj Shah, who wrote this post as a favor to me after a reader asked about how to deal with the loss of a loved one. Suraj writes regularly about dealing with loss on his blog, Live With Loss. I’ll hand it over to […]

February is Eating Disorder Awareness Month

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Recovery is possible! Visit our page to find help for your eating disorder The Rapid Recovery Narrative “True love is deeply caring for yourself; only then, can you be fully available to love others deeply” Allison Stuart Kaplan I used to have anorexia, but I’m better now. I’ve heard that phrase countless times. In our […]

I Recommend – Paris: A Love Story – A Wonderful Weekend Read!

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Kati Marton’s new book is called Paris: A Love Story – but it’s really more of a book about love and loss than one about the City of Light. “Because I have a keener sense now than ever of how elusive life is, and how you can’t count on anything, and how important it is […]

Laughter, Love & Letting Go

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What did you let go of this year? Whom did you let go? This is the story of the day I let go of my mom and my dog rolled in her ashes. Mom passed away February 5 of this year after a short yet hellish battle with cancer. Before she died, we had many […]

Triumph Over Tragedy: Faces Of The Holocaust Project

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About this project From Monni My Holocaust project began as a means to heal after the tragic and sudden death of my 28-year-old daughter, Miya. The project developed into a life’s mission for me. I owe my sanity to the camaraderie and deep connections that I made with the holocaust survivors that I photographed. Why […]