Jan 1

I consider myself a “hope generator.” I believe that people need hope to do the things they need to do when recovering from loss and tragedy. Imparting hope to them isn’t as easy as it sounds. First of all, the person has to be ready to receive hope. If they can’t take it in, they won’t act […]


Rejection – It Feels Like the Ultimate Heartbreak

February 13 2014 rejection

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 […]


3 Reasons Why You Should Tell the Story of Your Deceased Loved One (often!)


Have you found the need to talk about your deceased loved one often? And, do others tell you that you shouldn’t? There are three important reasons that you should share your loved one’s story. Moreover, repeating the story over and over is part of the process. When someone dies, those closest to them are often […]


6 Tips to Help You Plan the Year Ahead

Dec 30 2013 Planning the Year Ahead

If you are ready to take on the challenge of reconciling the losses you have endured and moving forward in life again, then check out my new programs. Brave Hearts is a online, interactive support group which I facilitate. You can participate from anywhere in the world! And the Life Redesign Intensive is a 1-on-1 […]