JOURNALING IS FREE AND IT IS A POWERFUL HEALER

July 9

Keeping a journal is much like keeping a little diary filled with tidbits of information that happens day to day. But you can take journaling to another level by infusing your entries with thoughts, feelings, and emotions. This is where the power of writing can help a person heal their broken heart or to record […]

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DON’T TAKE A BITTER PAST INTO THE FUTURE

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I don’t know anyone who has ALL happy memories. Life hands out both happy and sad memories. It gives us good and bad. Did you know that by dwelling on the bitter memories of the past that you are giving power to whatever it is that happened? Emotions are extremely powerful whether they are negative […]

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HOLDING HOPE IN THE MIDST OF DESPAIR

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As of yesterday afternoon, fourteen loved ones were confirmed dead and one hundred or more still missing. The hope of finding survivors is waning as each hour passes; however, the families and friends of those missing are desperately praying for a miracle. The recent mudslide near Oso, Washington spans nearly 2 sq. miles. Search and Rescue […]

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SEX AFTER DEATH – RECLAIMING INTIMACY AFTER LOSS

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It is not uncommon for couples to experience a loss of intimacy when grieving the death of a loved one. At the conclusion of my article, I have included links to two articles addressing the loss of intimacy after the death of a child. These are both enlightening and supportive. Before the intimacy part can […]

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Brain Injury and Grief: Fact or Fiction?

Feb 20 Brain Injury

Grief is most often associated with death. While it is true that the death of a loved one (family member, friend, or pet) and, at times, the death of people we do not know (Sandy Hook Elementary shooting) will catapult us into the grief journey, death is not the only cause of grief. Although death […]

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Rejection – It Feels Like the Ultimate Heartbreak

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Being rejected by another person can feel like the ultimate heartbreak. Why don’t they want me? Why don’t they love me? Why don’t they approve of me? I can’t answer those questions for you. Each of us needs to do the work of understanding why we so desperately need that person’s approval. Oprah Winfrey said […]

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Making The Choice To Survive

When we think about choice, we think about the mundane things in life, “What should we have for dinner…. Pizza or Chinese?” Or it’s the big things, “Should we buy a house or keep renting?” Rarely do we give thought to how we can choose anything we want and that it is in our choices […]

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Let Me Share Some Love with You

Heart in Hands January 30 2014

February is the month of hearts and most often associated with love because of Valentine’s Day. So what better month to share some of my time and knowledge with you for FREE! That’s right! I am offering up to 12 people a FREE 30 minute telephone consult to ask me questions about my journey, to discuss their journey, […]

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