How to Get Grounded with a Nature Meditation

How to Get Grounded with a Nature Meditation

My Dear Community, When was the last time you took time to retreat from ‘the world’? Time to slow down and notice how you feel and what you’re thinking? To really allow your grief, or overwhelm, or glimpses of happiness?   Instead, how often do you dash from one thing...
Resources for Someone Beginning Their Grief Journey

Resources for Someone Beginning Their Grief Journey

Many people ask for resources to help with Anticipatory Grief, Raw Grief, and Fragile Grief. And I usually share my articles “The Twelve Truths of Grieving”. These are truths I wish someone had shared with me at the beginning of my grief journey. You can...
Are you afraid of being happy?

Are you afraid of being happy?

My Dear Community, Many questions arise for those grappling with grief’s grip. Questions like: Will I always be in pain? When will the sadness leave? If I am happy, will I forget him/her/them Grief lives in the body. And the body tells the truth. Navigating the world...
Are you afraid of forgetting them?

Are you afraid of forgetting them?

  Are you afraid that you may forget your most treasured memories of those you’ve lost? Several people said to me this week, “I’m afraid of forgetting him.” Or, “Time is passing since her death and my memories of her are passing too.” Perhaps thoughts of...
The Mind – as it encounters grief

The Mind – as it encounters grief

During my long grief journey, I’ve learned two things. 1) Healing is a three-phased process going through, Raw Grief, Fragile Grief, and Gentle Grief. 2) The body tells the truth. It reveals where trauma lodges in your body. Then you can recognize it, relate to it,...

What are the three biggest challenges of grief?

Lately, I’ve spent time thinking deeply about what I’ve learned from my and my clients’ grief journeys. And I believe there are three significant challenges we must all face in grief: Realizing that your loss is real – life will never be the same. Learning how...