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Navigating 5 Life Changes: A Major Loss

Posted on December 1, 2020 - by Mary Lou Meddaugh

This is an excerpt from Navigating 5 Life Changes: An Odyssey of Resiliency and Hope, which is available at: https://www.creativecoachingmethods.com/ “What lies behind us and what lies before us are […]

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Navigating 5 Life Changes: Love, Loss and Renewal

Posted on November 28, 2020 - by Mary Lou Meddaugh

This is an excerpt from Navigating 5 Life Changes: An Odyssey of Resiliency and Hope, which is available on my website: https://www.creativecoachingmethods.com/ When we hear the word odyssey what images […]

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A Decade of Celebration of Sisters

Posted on November 27, 2020 - by Judy Lipson

November 1 would have marked a decade, the Grand Finale of Celebration of Sisters, an annual ice skating event to benefit Massachusetts General Hospital to commemorate the lives and memories […]

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Navigating 5 Life Changes: An Odyssey of Resiliency and Hope

Posted on November 25, 2020 - by Mary Lou Meddaugh

This is an excerpt from Navigating 5 Life Changes, An Odyssey of Resiliency and Hope, which is available at https://www.creativecoachingmethods.com/ Preface to the Book A major life change has “an […]

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No Freeway Between the Mind and the Heart

Posted on November 23, 2020 - by Greg Adams

Sometimes I come upon a passage in a book that on its own feels worth the price of the book. Here is that passage in That Good Night: Life and […]

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What to Look for in a Grief Companion

Posted on November 23, 2020 - by Dr. Beth Hewett

By Beth L. Hewett, PhD, CT When we’re grieving and want support from a grief companion, it’s important to choose helpers who understand grief, purposeful mourning, soulful and spiritual work, […]

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Navigating 5 Life Changes: Overview

Posted on November 23, 2020 - by Mary Lou Meddaugh

This is an excerpt from “Navigating 5 Life Changes,” An Odyssey of Resiliency and Hope” which is available on my website: https://www.creativecoachingmethods.com/ All Rights Reserved. First Edition. Copyright 2018 by […]

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The Spiritual Woman Arises From Daughter’s Death

Posted on October 30, 2020 - by Harriet Hodgson

The Spiritual Woman grew from life experience. On a snowy Friday night in February of 2007, my daughter died from the injuries she received in a car crash. Surgeons operated on […]

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Grieving Dads: Therapists and Other Resources

Posted on October 28, 2020 - by Kelly Farley

This is an excerpt from Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back, which is available at Amazon. A grieving dad must face many hard truths after the death of a […]

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Grieving Dads: Signs of Concern

Posted on October 26, 2020 - by Kelly Farley

This is an excerpt from Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back, which is available at Amazon. At one point in the middle of the fog that encased me after […]

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