The Importance of a Moment: Grief, Remembrance, and Memorial Day

The Importance of a Moment: Grief, Remembrance, and Memorial Day

This last week, Mark Turnbull, host of Aging Today podcast, invited me to join him for the 2021 Memorial Day episode: The Importance of a Moment: Grief, Remembrance, and Memorial Day.   To prepare for the podcast, I researched the origins and traditions of...
Are you Planning to Fail Mother’s Day?

Are you Planning to Fail Mother’s Day?

Who in the world plans to fail? Yet each of us do when we fail to plan. Mother’s Day is this Sunday, like it or not. So, if this day triggers emotional pain, make a plan for how you’ll spend it. Questions to help you plan: How will you allow the day to unfold?...
Open Your Red Envelope for Christmas

Open Your Red Envelope for Christmas

As the holidays and the longest dark night of the year approaches, I ask you, “How’s Your Grief?” It’s been a dark year filled with loss and grief. Today, I’m sharing a process for releasing your grief. It’s called, Open Your Red Envelope. We all...
Set Your Intention for The Wait

Set Your Intention for The Wait

Advent begins today. The time of waiting for the Light. The countdown to Winter Solstice, the longest night. And December 25th – when many around the world celebrate Christmas, the dawn of Light and Love. 2020 has been a year of waiting. Waiting in line for...

Are You Afraid of Forgetting Them

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 Memorial Day are triggering fear. The fear that we’ll forget is pulling at our hearts. That’s why I...

Will You Allow Heavy Emotions to Ruin Your Holidays?

Recently a client said: “I am dreading the holidays. I don’t know how I will feel from one minute to the next!” Guess what? I don’t know how I will feel from one minute to the next either! I’d like to think that living now in Gentle Grief, I am impervious to worry,...