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Building a BRIDGE: What I learned as DEI committee chair

    In my former career as a news anchor and reporter, I’d often run into people at the grocery store, school events, or out …

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When will Black History Month be history?

    “What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race …

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Coping with loneliness part 2: what’s working for me

    Six months is long time to do nothing. Or what feels like a lot less of everything.  Physical distancing, self-isolation, and quarantining are intended to keep …

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Parenting in a pandemic: how to get through it

  The laundry’s done, the beds are made, and you have plenty to time to savor that morning cup of coffee, right? We’d be willing to guess …

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How to cope with loneliness

  As a writer, I spend more time alone than not.   Under a lamp immersed in a book over a cup of tea. In front …

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8 strategies for having difficult conversations

  Hey there. I’m hearing from many of you expressing the desire to start conversations with people about everything that’s going on. Yet, there’s a lot of …

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Anxiety over racism: A path towards peace

  “Okay, it happened. So, now what?” If you’re white, you may have asked that question of yourself and others. Never mind the guilt and …

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“Why?”: The search for meaning

  Humans. Wonderful, complex, delightful beings. For all our joys and successes, one of the tough realities about being human is that we all face …

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If you’re feeling outrage or anger, read this

Feeling stressed out? Anxious? Afraid?  You’re not alone. These are unprecedented times, and we may all be experiencing some form of emotional trauma.  We mostly associate trauma with violent …

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4 mental health tools worth trying

Time has seemed a little wonky in 2020. Days move slowly at home, but months seem to disappear. But one month that’s extra special to …

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