Three Steps to Releasing Grief and Trauma Trapped in Your Body

Three Steps to Releasing Grief and Trauma Trapped in Your Body

Grief, strong emotion, and trauma live in the body. And your body has something to say about it. Discover how you can more powerfully process these emotions by listening to your body’s messages. In our last blog we discussed how critical it is for people to fully feel...
Find Lightheartedness Amidst the Holiday Hustle

Find Lightheartedness Amidst the Holiday Hustle

The holiday season is here. With it comes hustle, bustle, and brim-filled calendars. It’s easy to let yourself get caught up in a whirlwind of activity. Expectations and obligations push us along. We can end up feeling stressed, depressed, and resentful. Especially if...
What To Do When Feeling Overwhelmed

What To Do When Feeling Overwhelmed

How often do you intentionally check in with yourself throughout the day? Do you monitor your inner and outer states regularly? Or do you only check in when overwhelmed with negativity? Many of us feel overwhelmed these days. Like something looming over our heads,...
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...
How to Immediately Lower Your Mental Stress

How to Immediately Lower Your Mental Stress

Grief and stress affect our brain and body in similar fashion. But there’s a way to immediately reset – even before getting out of bed in the morning.   As you know, grief is a multi-faceted process. It can affect your body as fatigue, nausea, insomnia,...
Can Guilt Kill You?

Can Guilt Kill You?

Yes, guilt can kill you. I didn’t know this until after my brother Mark died. And I witnessed my mother getting trapped in a cycle of grief and guilt. She kept replaying the horrible tragedy of his suicide over and over in her mind. Mom felt guilty for not recognizing...