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What is the biggest frustration about…?

What is the biggest frustration about…?

When we delve into the intricate realm of grief, guilt, and self-judgment, we often unearth an array of frustrations that can feel overwhelming. It's like navigating a maze where every turn reveals a new challenge, each with its unique emotional weight. Imagine...

Freedom from Judgment

Freedom from Judgment

The start of a new year can feel like a month of hidden secrets. It's the time we often catch ourselves in a cycle of judgment, almost as if it's an automatic response. What if I told you there's a key to a transformative path—one that leads to freedom by simply...

Authenticity in Grief

Authenticity in Grief

In a society that often shies away from the rawness of loss, embracing your authentic self can be challenging. Know that it’s okay to be exactly where you are. There is no right or wrong way to grieve. Your journey is yours alone, and your love, your memories, and...

Unlocking the Power of Awareness

Unlocking the Power of Awareness

Cultivating Awareness: The Heart-Centered Path to Healing Life is a journey, as is grief, and there's a profound need for compassion and awareness. As a grief educator, I've witnessed the transformative power of embracing these qualities. I invite you to embark on a...

The Grief Journey: Navigating the Path to Healing

The Grief Journey: Navigating the Path to Healing

Will I ever get up without the heavy burden of grief in the mornings? It's a question that echoes through the silent chambers of your heart. A question that reverberates in the stillness of the night when the world sleeps, but your mind wrestles with the weight of...

The Weight of Grief: It’s Heavier Than You Think

The Weight of Grief: It’s Heavier Than You Think

Loss is a topic that often gets brushed aside or misunderstood, but its impact is profound and undeniable. If you've ever experienced the loss of a loved one, you know firsthand the weight of grief. It's not something that can be easily shaken off or forgotten. It...

The Journey to Freedom

The Journey to Freedom

After years of feeling numb and trapped in the aftermath of loss, I had a profound realization It's been over a decade since my oldest son Stefan, passed away, yet the pain at times still feels fresh, raw, and all-consuming. I've spent countless nights tossing and...

Caught in the whirlwind of self-criticism?

Caught in the whirlwind of self-criticism?

Have you ever found yourself caught in the relentless grip of self-criticism? You know, that nagging voice in your head that constantly shouts words of doubt and discouragement? Yeah, we've all been there. But guess what? It's time to rewrite that script and reclaim...

Unforgettable Echoes: the Timeless Bonds of Love

Unforgettable Echoes: the Timeless Bonds of Love

As I sit down to share my thoughts, I want you to know that this is a safe space—a space where the rawness of grief is acknowledged, and the complexities of loss are understood. If you've experienced the profound ache of losing a child, a part of your heart, your very...

Navigating the Unknown

Navigating the Unknown

In the web of grief, it's easy to find ourselves in the pursuit of fixing what feels broken. Yet, what if, instead of trying to mend the pieces, we allowed ourselves to sit with the discomfort and embrace our emotions with compassion? Let's face it - Grief is...

From Brokenness to Purpose:

From Brokenness to Purpose:

In the hushed corridors of loss, where pain echoes with each heartbeat, the grief journey began. It's a journey I never imagined, one thrust upon me when my oldest son passed away, leaving me feeling like the shattered pieces of a life once whole. Each day seemed an...