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I Want to Stop Thinking About You

I want to stop thinking about you, but I don’t know how to. My mind seems to control me, and although I want to remove you from it, I can’t. It’s uncomfortable. It’s not just about the memories in my head,…

Team Up with a Dog to Fight Homesickness

Nostalgia is the pain or unease you feel after losing someone or something that you loved. According to Freud, when this happens you think that a part of yourself has left with them, and so this emotion can go downhill even…

Learning to Selflessly Cope with Death

Losing someone close to us is a part of life. In fact, if there’s anything sure in this life, it’s death. While some cultures celebrate death and others consider it the liberation of one’s soul, our culture sees it as a…

6 Tips for Overcoming Grief

Facing the loss of a loved one and overcoming grief is one of the most difficult tests you can encounter in your life. Having to accept that someone you love is no longer physically present is a blow to your…