How to Support Someone Who’s Grieving During the Holidays

How to Support Someone Who’s Grieving During the Holidays

Somebody you know is grieving this holiday. It could be a friend, family member, neighbor, or some other person in your community circle. So, heads up! This may be a providential opportunity. A chance to be the person you’d want showing up if you were grieving. You...
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,...
What Lessons Can We Learn from the Lotus Flower?

What Lessons Can We Learn from the Lotus Flower?

This month welcomes the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. Since December we’ve rejoiced as each day brought a little more daylight. Winter is now behind us. Did it seem to take forever? And what about the “winter of your grief”? Was it the longest year (or...
Find Comfort and Restored Strength

Find Comfort and Restored Strength

If you’ve been on a country drive lately, you likely noticed all the newborn calves dotting the fields. I never tire of watching them skip around on spindly legs. And I laugh out loud as they dash to visit a fellow playmate. But then race back to mother’s side at the...
Have You Used A Shutdown Ritual For Anxiety And Grief?

Have You Used A Shutdown Ritual For Anxiety And Grief?

Grief or anxiety attacks can hit anytime without warning. And sometimes we can get sucked into a negative spiral. Our mean mind takes over. Before you know it, we’ve fallen down a dark deep hole. Don’t you think life would be a little better if you could draw...
Gratitude in the Darkness of Grief

Gratitude in the Darkness of Grief

You can find hope in the darkness of grief by embracing the Practices of Gratitude. If you feel trapped in a dark pit of grief right now, you might want to scream at me for even suggesting you be grateful. Let alone establish a practice of gratitude. Don’t you know I...