Although we never look forward to grief, there is something of infinite value that we learn from it. It’s the wakeup call we need to fight the complacency of our lives. It’s the reminder we secretly crave that life is precious and cannot be postponed. But all too often, we don’t allow ourselves the […]
Were you Happy being Sad Today?
That sounds like a dichotomy, doesn’t it? Everywhere we turn today there is news coverage of natural and man-made disasters that make us sad. Sad rips at our hearts and brings tears to our eyes. Who could look at the victims of an earthquake and not feel empathy and sadness for the families? Who could […]
Grieving is a Very Personal Journey
One of my oldest and dearest friends just lost her father. He was sick and she knew it was coming, but still it doesn’t make it any easier. Death can be a really difficult topic for people. I often have clients tell me that they don’t know what to say to people who have lost […]