The Power of Breathing

The Power of Breathing

Breathe. In. Out. In. Out. From the first inhale at birth, our life is measured by the rhythm of breaths. Automatic and without thought. Each breath a moment in time – here and now. How fortunate that this basic element of life – the breath – has the power to anchor...
Grief Disconnects Us From Ourselves

Grief Disconnects Us From Ourselves

As a Grief Therapist, you encounter disengaged clients. Naming their emotions or emotional state is difficult. They’re ambivalent about what they want. Former interests, activities, and people get ignored. An almost zombie-like state persists.   GRIEF DISCONNECTS...
Three Steps to Releasing Grief and Trauma Trapped in Your Body

Three Steps to Releasing Grief and Trauma Trapped in Your Body

Grief, strong emotion, and trauma live in the body. And your body has something to say about it. Discover how you can more powerfully process these emotions by listening to your body’s messages. In our last blog we discussed how critical it is for people to fully feel...
You’ve Got to Feel It to Heal It

You’ve Got to Feel It to Heal It

Last month we talked about seasons of grief. With loss comes grief. Your clients come to you in their season of grief. Big or small. Anticipated or sudden. Life changing or a swerve in their story. They come… riding on a tsunami of emotions. Fear, despair, anger,...
Can We Escape Seasons of Grief?

Can We Escape Seasons of Grief?

If you’re a human living on planet earth, then you know loss happens. Loved ones die, relationships end, diseases ravage, and dreams evaporate. Loss is part of living. And grief is a universal consequence of loss. It’s part of the human experience. “Well, duh. That’s...
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...