Are You feeling a little crazy right now? Me too. And we are not alone. People all over the world are feeling gripped with fear, anxiety, anger, sadness, and a hundred and one different varieties of loss. In short, with grief. People tend to think … [Read more...] about How Do You Cope with Covid-19? One Day at a Time.
I recently took a walk with a friend whose mother is ninety-four years old. While our dogs ran and played, she shared her recent experience of trying to purchase three roundtrip airline tickets: one for herself, one for her mother, and one for her … [Read more...] about Can You Relate to This Caregiver’s Lament?
When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change… Have you heard this saying? It was one of my favorite teachers, the great Wayne Dyer, who said it. And, once I started really working with it, it changed my life. I had no … [Read more...] about How to Shift your Perspective
Do you remember asking the question "Are we there yet?" five minutes after getting into the car when you were a little kid? I know I did. And most people I know did too. We weren't so into enjoying the ride back then, were we? It was all about … [Read more...] about Are We There Yet?
I used to be really hard on myself. I talked to myself in a way that I would never in a million years talk to anyone else. In fact, my mother used to tell me that I was my own worst enemy. And she was right. No one can hit you below the belt quite … [Read more...] about Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?
Life isn’t fair. Know the feeling? I think everybody does. And when you’ve suffered heartbreak as a result of one or more life-changing losses, there’s a good chance that your story about what happened (you know, the one you tell to your confidants) … [Read more...] about How to Deal with Feelings of Unfairness
DOWNLOAD THE MP3 | LISTEN ON iTUNES Acceptance, Deep and Complete: Off The Page and Into Your Life Though the concept of acceptance can be inspiring, it’s not much use if it doesn’t stick to your ribs. How then to achieve that? Practice. Short, … [Read more...] about The “How” Question
When you’ve lost a piece of your heart, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. The process of recovering from loss can feel impossible on the best days, never mind the other days. In fact, it can be oddly tempting sometimes to give in to your feelings of … [Read more...] about Overcoming Overwhelm