Lisa Khuraibet

Lisa Khuraibet

Lisa lost her father in 1988 as he took his own life. She suffered for years with the memory of it. He died on her wedding anniversary. Fast forward twenty-five years later., she divorced her husband and found herself starting over; quite literally. Lisa took this as a chance to begin writing about her experience. She also sells facial products through Rodan + Fields.

Articles:

The Rose Bush: A Sign From Dad

As we approach February, I look out my kitchen window and see something that has caught my eye. It is a rose bush in bloom. This bush has been blooming […]

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Merry Christmas, Dad!

I sat in my car. I wasn’t sure I had the nerve to do it. I looked at the letter I held in my hand. Would this work? Could I […]

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It’s That Time of Year…Again

The clocks have been turned back and the weather is changing, signaling the end of summer and our moving into a new season. Much like a new season during the […]

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Joan Rivers’ Last Days Reminds Us Importance of Living Wills

This week, the world lost another comedic icon – Joan Rivers. I must confess, I was sad at the passing of this woman. I grew up watching her on television. […]

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Robin Williams’ Suicide Brings Back Difficult Memories

The headlines scream, “Coroner: Robin Williams Death Ruled Suicide by Asphyxiation.” I suppose there’s a bit of a morbid fascination that comes from the death of a celebrity; particularly when […]

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Letter to a Lost Father

Dear Dad, It’s been 26 years since we last celebrated Father’s Day together. I think about your time here on Earth and I rejoice in your spirit. Born in the […]

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Moving Forward After a Suicide

Today is January 10. It is a date that holds significance; it is the day my father died by suicide. It will be 25 years since his passing and yet, […]

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The Christmas Tree

My mother was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer over Labor Day week-end of 2007. It was a startling diagnosis. She already had Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and frankly, […]

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Bereavement and the Holidays: How to Celebrate When you Don’t Feel Like Celebrating

Often times, we are reminded of our loved ones during the holidays. It is during holidays that, no matter how much we feel we have healed that our bereavement hits […]

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