Are You Rushing Out the Door to Avoid Pain of Loss?

We live in a culture of rushing. Passing through life without recognizing and acknowledging transitions causing pain or loss. Whenever we leave one place for another, even if it’s a positive move, we feel loss. Recognize it. Acknowledge it. There’s grief in moving On...

Moving Forward

My Dear Community, Our guest blogger this week is my nephew, David.  He sent me this as an email on Easter Sunday after listening to a podcast. The speaker, Nora McInery, made him think about his own grief journey; the difference between closure, moving on, and moving...

“Will You Please Call Me?”

Dear Community, My clients know they can make an SOS call whenever they’re drowning in grief. You know, those times when you can’t catch your breath in between sobs. And the snot won’t stop running out your nose. The times you want to die, too. They know I’m here for...

Grief Brain Equals Brain Fog

Dear Community, Grief Brain is real. It can release high levels of stress hormones in the body leading to confusion, fuzzy thinking, disrupted sleep, and depression. There are techniques to help regain your balance. _______________________ A client recently asked me,...

Is There A Date You Dread?

Dear Community, Is there a date you dread? A death day anniversary? The birthday, death day, or anniversary date you ‘celebrate’ without your loved one’s earthly presence? One of those dates for me is January 24th.  Without looking at a calendar I can feel the...

DAY OF THE DEAD- CELEBRATE YOUR DEPARTED LOVED ONES

Halloween is one of the world’s oldest holidays. Every culture has traditions about death, dying, and the dead. Our deceased loved ones and ancestors are honored in festivals, religious rituals, and celebrations. October 31 begins the three-day celebration of All...