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Ask Celes – My Father Just Passed Away and It Seems Pointless that He Isn’t Around Anymore. What Should I Do?

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Hi Celes! First, I wanted to congratulate you on your engagement! I am not sure if you remember me, but I used to participate all the time in your 30DLBL and 30BBM runs. I want to thank you for all you have contributed. Though you may not know it, you have made such a difference in…

What to Do When You Live with Angry People: 7 Gentle Tips

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This is the last part of my 5-part anger series, sharing my history with anger, how I have consciously decided to let go of it, along with tips on how you can overcome anger as well. My History with Anger and How I Finally Let Go of It, Part 1: Growing Up in a Household of Anger My…

Ask Celes – How Can I Overcome the Fear of Losing Loved Ones?

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Recently my mother’s only brother died. I’m in a state of depression now. How can I overcome the fear of losing loved ones? ~ Harikaevani Hey Harikaevani, first off, I’m really sorry to hear about the loss of your uncle. I sincerely hope you, your mom, and all your uncle/your loved ones are coping well with…

My History with Anger and How I Finally Let Go of It, Part 1: Growing Up in a Household of Anger

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This is part 1 of my 5-part anger series, sharing my history with anger, how I have consciously decided to let go of it, along with a guide on how you can overcome anger as well. My History with Anger and How I Finally Let Go of It, Part 1: Growing Up in a Household of Anger My History…

How To Improve Your Relationship With Your Parents: A Delicate Guide

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This is the last part of my 4-part series on parents and understanding our relationship with them. How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive, Widening Gap How I Found Peace in My Relationship…

How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 3: Revelation and Happiness

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This is part 3 of my 4-part series on parents and understanding our relationship with them. How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive, Widening Gap How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents,…

How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive, Widening Gap

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This is part 2 of my 4-part series on parents and understanding our relationship with them. How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive, Widening Gap How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My…

How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish

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Some of you may have noticed that I’ve never written about my parents or my relationship with them. It’s not by intention; just that there’s never been a reason to write about it. That is, until recently, as I start gaining resolution in…