Uncovering the Hidden Gifts in Grief

Uncovering the Hidden Gifts in Grief

Gifts and treasures are hidden in grief. Of course, when gripped in the throes of intense grief, we don’t believe it. Nothing of value can come out of this pain, we think. I wish I’d known this truth before my devastating grief journey. Because one of the greatest...
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...
Are You Getting Swept Away By Loop-Thinking?

Are You Getting Swept Away By Loop-Thinking?

Have you ever been doing a mindless task, like washing the dishes, and suddenly found yourself riled up and steaming mad? And you think, how did I get here? Then, you follow the rabbit trail of thoughts back to the beginning. Most likely, it all started with a mental...
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,...
What Lessons Can We Learn from the Lotus Flower?

What Lessons Can We Learn from the Lotus Flower?

This month welcomes the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. Since December we’ve rejoiced as each day brought a little more daylight. Winter is now behind us. Did it seem to take forever? And what about the “winter of your grief”? Was it the longest year (or...
Shifts Happen

Shifts Happen

Have your ever been awakened from deep sleep by violent shaking, rolling floors and walls, toppling shelves, and a deafening roar ripping the air? If so, you’ve likely experienced the shifting of the earth’s surface. In other words, an earthquake! If the shift is...