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I am one of the most fearful and anxious people you will ever meet. There is no scenario, however peaceful, however benign, that my brain won’t catastrophize within seconds, leaving me with a pounding heart, a splitting headache and the need to lie down with a cup of tea to recover.
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In grief, many of us ask ourselves: Why me? Why did this have to happen to me? It’s a natural part of the grieving process to feel as if we have been singled out and made to suffer. As we meet other widows and widowers and hear their tragic tales of love and loss we (perhaps) answer our own question […]
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Follow my blog with Bloglovin From a ‘stepping outside yourself and examining the feeling’ perspective, I’m fascinated by how grief and trauma affects the mind. Despite saying I would never again dip my toes in academia after the ferret fiasco of 1986 – 1987, perhaps I will undertake some sort of organised study again. If Ruby […]
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Every so often, I come across an article about some shiny young entrepreneur who runs a million dollar business using only their Smartphone, a laptop and a table at the local coffee shop. Apparently, these minimalist moguls have no need for an office: everything is researched, written and filed electronically, their entire lives stored on a ‘Cloud’, a sort […]
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