Death of a Sibling, Friend, Homicide, Sibling loss, Suicide, The Grief Process, Traumatic Deaths

Sister Unloads Grief Years After Brother’s Suicide

I was a sweet, blue-eyed seven-year-old girl watching The Parent Trap while my big brother was babysitting. He got me a cup of water after asking if there was anything […]

Faith & Spirituality, Helping Others, Poems and Reviews, Uncategorized, Your Grief, Your Loss

My Heart and Me: A Poem

My heart and me Is all I need to be complete; I could try to stand But can’t Unless I know it’s for my heart and me. I couldn’t see […]

Faith & Spirituality, Helping kids talk, Helping Others, Poems and Reviews, The Grief Process, Uncategorized, Your Grief

Someday: A Poem

I may have lost myself somewhere along the way But I’ll be back when the dawn breaks…someday. Along my journey I walked into too many caves And the darkness made […]

Death of a Child, Death of a Parent, The Grief Process, Your Grief, Your Loss

Finding Your ‘Essential Self’ after a Loss or Life-Changing Event

Yesterday, I finished reading “Finding Your Own North Star” by therapist Martha Beck, PhD. I bought the book because it looked empowering and this proved to be true. In fact, […]

Death of a Child, Extended Family, Faith & Spirituality, Helping Others, The Grief Process, Your Grief

Your Spiritual Path to Grief Healing

Though grief has common symptoms, each person’s grief is unique. Your grief isn’t quite the same as mine, and each of us must find our way. In 2007, after losing […]