The Signs Are Always Here…….Come in Today!

The Signs Beckon The signs beckon me, calling my name. Come in Today! Store closing. 80% off. Everything must go. I’m a retail homing pigeon when there’s promise of a “deal.” (Guest Blogger, Jolene Weir, R.N) It always happens. It doesn’t matter what...

Get Relief in the Spiral of Mourning

The Spiral of Mourning Everyone knows that grief comes unbidden. The common belief is that thoughts always precede feelings, however, when you are grieving, you may not even be thinking about your child, and suddenly there will be a sight, a sound or a smell that will...

What Are You Allowing?

Are You Keeping the Next Door Shut? “By accepting fear in our life, we automatically allow it to rule over us” ― Sunday Adelaja Easter Sunday brought tears. I had not planned on allowing a day of tears. But there they were. My son, the screenwriter, encountered a week...

What Did You Discover with Yawn-Sigh-Slow-Stretch?

Your Mind Matters Over and over it is the judgmental, twisted thoughts that keep us from listening to our grief and its emotions. The thought: “I can’t ever feel happy again. It is dishonoring my departed.” keeps us in sadness and longing. The...

Intentional Grieving Works

What is Intentional Grieving? “Who in the world would want to grieve intentionally”, a former client asked me when I inquired about this concept. “Come on now, really?” She just looked at me with wide eyes. Intentionally grieving is just that....