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Today’s morning muse: I was sitting at my grandfather’s funeral, my little sister on one side of me, and my older brother on the other. We were waiting for our family and friends to arrive for the visitation and to say their condolences to the rest of our family. We all sat there staring at the casket and pretty numb to everything, and everyone, around us. I looked at my sister and said, “Isn’t it sad? It takes someone dying for all of us to be together.” And she agreed.

I’m sure you’ve heard of several types of cleanses: juicing, herbal detoxes, fruit and veggie cleanses, the list goes on. But what about a social cleanse? After going through a few ups and down with relationships, friendships, and my career over the years—I finally realized that I have a significant amount of say in the people I let in and out of my life. After years of associating with toxic people, I decided it was time for a mortal cleanse—sounds like something out of a horror movie but trust me,