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Moving On After Divorce or a Death Takes Action Steps

By |March 12th, 2017|

Are you struggling to move on even though it has been awhile since your loss? Watch this video for important action steps to take in order to begin to move on after divorce or after a death of a significant person in your life.  In order to move on we must face and look closely at [...]

4 Quick & Simple Stress Relievers

By |July 30th, 2016|

Stress Alert. Grieving is physically stressful. It causes extreme stress on your body. Stress weakens our immune system  increasing chances of illness. There are many steps you can take to begin to reduce the stress. The best is to heal the pain of your grief and that will reduce the stress caused by your loss [...]

Take Naps When Grieving

By |July 30th, 2016|

Grieving is extremely stressful on your body. Take naps when grieving. Remember, if your body feels tired or exhausted, it's telling you it needs rest. It doesn't need caffeine or sugar. The job of caffeine and sugar is to mask our body's needs.  Loss, death, change, and grieving all cause an incredible amount of stress [...]

Grieving on the Fourth of July

By |July 7th, 2016|

It's Fourth of July weekend, which makes me think of Fireworks. When I see the bursting of magnificent colors high up above me in the sky I feel in awe of the beauty. I also am reminded of the years I could not see magnificent colors, beauty. After my husband died, I saw the world [...]

Does a Good Cry Help Us In Processing Grief

By |June 3rd, 2016|

When a loved one dies or leaves, we grieve. Sometimes we cry, sometimes we don't. Grief is our response to loss. We lose, we grieve. But what does grief look like? Does it look the same for all? Does death and loss and grief mean crying? Each individual is unique and every single relationship is [...]

Grief Takes A Lot of Energy

By |April 29th, 2016|

Experiencing the death of a loved one takes a lot of energy. Energy builds in your body as you stress and stay in your head thinking and “hold yourself together” (as my grandmother used to say). When you act like you are fine and you really are not, and when you hold back your tears [...]

Don’t Be Trapped, Pass Through Grief

By |April 15th, 2016|

Are you trapped in grief? I was trapped in grief. And I desperately wanted to pass through grief. It was two years after my husband had died. When he died I fully expected that in two years I would be moving on with my life. The two-year anniversary came and went and I felt as [...]