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As a writer, there are words I do not like. “Should” is one of them.  A woman recently wrote that she felt the word “should” needed to be removed from the dictionary. I agree. Don’t slip in “ought to” – it’s the same thing.   Physically strong is acceptable, emotionally strong is not. This is Continue reading “https://www.yvonnekayewisdom.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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When my favourite cousin, Karen, asked if I would write an article for her Multiple Sclerosis magazine about the holidays in this country I thought to myself, where do I start? The Empty Chair So here is the holiday report, but first I want to acknowledge those of you who are grieving. Holidays are painful Continue reading “https://www.yvonnekayewisdom.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Since I turned to an advanced age, some people are treating me in  unacceptable ways, and I hope that perhaps this article will at least make some people stop and listen.  More than that, I hope they change their ways. What prompted this? Just recently, someone refused to get in my car if I was Continue reading “https://www.yvonnekayewisdom.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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This article got me out of bed tonight. It insisted that it needed to be written….. and so, it is. I have worked as a Thanatologist since the seventies. It is a bereavement specialist and I have learned valuable lessons from my patients.  The most important is that people should allow themselves to grieve. Some Continue reading “https://www.yvonnekayewisdom.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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A few weeks ago, for some reason I cannot explain, I started listening to people who love me enough to be open and honest. Some people find me challenging. I am really easy to talk with in spite of my advancing years. People think I am so wise and certainly I have learned lessons from Continue reading “https://www.yvonnekayewisdom.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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