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,...
Facing Red-Letter Days When Grieving

Facing Red-Letter Days When Grieving

When you’re grieving a significant loss, it isn’t just the holidays you might dread. Other momentous days like a birthday, anniversary, or death date can cause anxiety. Especially the “firsts” – the first time you face a special day without your loved one. In fact,...
Ready or Not, Here Come the Holidays

Ready or Not, Here Come the Holidays

YIKES! How can it be fall already? And you know what that means… ready or not, here comethe holidays. Some of us don’t look forward to the hectic holiday season. Especially if you’re grieving the death of a loved one or some other great loss. You may feel like hiding,...
Walk Away the Dark

Walk Away the Dark

Do you know someone struggling with negative thoughts or depression? Are you worried they might be at risk for suicide? Be proactive. Start a conversation. Unfortunately, most of us are afraid to broach the subject. We stress about not knowing what to say. Or what not...
Permission to Vacation When Grieving

Permission to Vacation When Grieving

Summer is vacation time. Vacations are essential for good health. It’s a time to relax, refresh, and revive. But when you lose a loved one, the last thing you feel like doing is taking a vacation. When you think about taking a vacation, you might feel guilty. Like...
Experience Freedom in Gratitude

Experience Freedom in Gratitude

One of the problems with grief is feeling imprisoned in a negative quagmire. Chained to an emotional roller coaster. Yet it is possible to experience freedom while grieving. Grief is a journey, a passage of sorts. And like all journeys you get to the other side one...