How to Support Someone Who’s Grieving During the Holidays

How to Support Someone Who’s Grieving During the Holidays

Somebody you know is grieving this holiday. It could be a friend, family member, neighbor, or some other person in your community circle. So, heads up! This may be a providential opportunity. A chance to be the person you’d want showing up if you were grieving. You...
Walk Away the Dark

Walk Away the Dark

Do you know someone struggling with negative thoughts or depression? Are you worried they might be at risk for suicide? Be proactive. Start a conversation. Unfortunately, most of us are afraid to broach the subject. We stress about not knowing what to say. Or what not...
Find Comfort and Restored Strength

Find Comfort and Restored Strength

If you’ve been on a country drive lately, you likely noticed all the newborn calves dotting the fields. I never tire of watching them skip around on spindly legs. And I laugh out loud as they dash to visit a fellow playmate. But then race back to mother’s side at the...
Platitudes of Bereavement

Platitudes of Bereavement

A beautiful heartfelt piece on Platitudes of bereavement from Brian Brown originally composed in 2015 but modified and expanded upon today: Platitudes… those little things that we say.  Oftentimes they spill out of our mouths when we don’t know WHAT to...
Loss, Light, and Letting Go When Loved Ones Are Gone

Loss, Light, and Letting Go When Loved Ones Are Gone

Darkness can feel like it’s closing in when we grieve. If you’re new to grief, there’s a whole process between loss, light, and letting go when loved ones are gone. Grief is an emotional process. The rawness, fragility, utter confusion, and fatigue are part of the...
Touchless Carwashes Are Great, But Not For Humans

Touchless Carwashes Are Great, But Not For Humans

This past year of pandemic lock-downs and isolation have emphasized the importance of touch. Especially for the lonely, isolated, and grieving. Because touchless carwashes are great – but not for humans. As a Rubenfeld Synergist, I’ve seen the power of touch to...