Grief at the Beauty Bar

Grief at the Beauty Bar

Today’s post is from Leela Vox*, author and poet. She offers poignant thoughts for women entering the autumn of life. Grief at the Beauty Bar acknowledges that most women would prefer to stay youthful-looking decades beyond their 50s and 60s. If honest, we’d admit...
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...
Create Your Dream

Create Your Dream

If you don’t use your imaginative mind to create dreams, one of the following voices will use it for you.   Loud voices    Four loud voices live within your mind:   The voice of the child who wants that bowl of ice cream. The adult self who governs the...

The Golden Buddha

My Dear Community, When you choose to recognize, relate to, and release your grief, revitalization and regeneration have space to shine forth. Grief shatters Life as we know it. We are not broken – but broken open.   My ‘job’ as a grief therapist is to work...

Remember how they lived

Dear Community, When someone dies by suicide, we often focus our thoughts on how they died. But the way they died doesn’t define their life. Focus on how they lived! On Monday I answered a call and heard wracking sobs. Shock blocked her words. Despair...