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How to Recover from Multiple Losses in One Year

By |February 9th, 2017|

Have you been hit with more than just one loss in your life? Then you need to know, grief is cumulative so if you have not healed the first loss, then more losses will really weigh you down and cause you to feel worse and worse even if it doesn't seem like as difficult of [...]

Who Says, “Be Strong”

By |October 14th, 2016|

In this video I talk about the myth that we should "be strong" after a loss. When we are grieving pretending to be strong does not help us recover. It is important that we be ourselves and express all the feelings that arise from loss and in grief. Watch this video for more on relief [...]

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 [...]

There Is A Road, No Simple Highway, for Grief

By |July 25th, 2016|

Do you think you are grieving wrong? Do you see others recovering more quickly than you? Do you believe you should feel better by now like them? You think that something is wrong with you? I did.  I was sure I was defective. I thought I would be done grieving in a year. I knew [...]

Graduation, Forgiveness, and Life After Loss

By |June 10th, 2016|

https://youtu.be/nGejt1hjcAY My twins are graduating from high school.  I'm so happy for them... and I've felt sad also. The sadness was that their school years were not perfect. After their dad died life was very difficult for all of us. This video is about forgiveness, and about our need to forgive ourselves and others if [...]

Take Deep Breaths When You Lose A Loved One

By |May 5th, 2016|

Deep breaths. Take a deep breath right now. Can you? When we lose a loved one we often can’t breathe deeply. I don’t know about you, but I felt like I would forget to breathe when I was in the throws of my deepest grief. Since I have had to get through grief, and now [...]

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 [...]