Donna Smaldone
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Sunday / October 30 / 2011

[VIDEO] When one person has more than their share of trauma

A reader asks, “What do you do when one person has more than their share of trauma … why does that happen? …and how we can help them?” Today’s vlog explores the answers to that question. Read the full story…

Tuesday / October 25 / 2011

Why you should process the pain of tragedy

Bow Bridge in Hadley, New York (Oct. 24, 2011)
Bow Bridge in Hadley, New York (Oct. 24, 2011)

For the first time in 25 years, I spent October 24th reflecting on the car accident as the accident, rather than my accident.

Early in the day, I penned a blog post about how that day affected the hearts of an entire community. Read the full story…

Monday / October 24 / 2011

Did you like it better when it was yesterday?

Did you ever like it better when it was yesterday? Wishing tomorrow wouldn’t come because of what it held or represented? (I see many of you nodding your heads because yesterday was still “the weekend” in this case!) Read the full story…

Tuesday / October 18 / 2011

[Guest Post] The journey to myself

Today’s guest post comes to us from Rick Modien, who blogs here. Rick writes passionately about love, acceptance, and self-esteem as they relate to gay people. He’s graciously agreed to share his journey of growing up (and growing into) gay – as part of his self-discovery journey.
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Read the full story…

Sunday / October 16 / 2011

I remember everything except the actual crash

As I was sharing a craft beer and ahi tuna with a new friend last week, I found myself relating the story of the accident.

This October 24th will mark 25 years since that fateful afternoon. I remember it like it was yesterday. Every last detail. Read the full story…