Normal?

Normal?

It is hard to understand – grief – until it happens to you. People don’t really get it. Our society has taught us that grief is something that we can just get over. We are taught that we must just get back to a normal life, be the same person we have always been. When...
We Are Asking the Wrong Questions

We Are Asking the Wrong Questions

When we grieve, the questions we ask are: How can I get over this? How can I fix this? Why am I feeling like this? What’s wrong with me? These are the wrong questions to ask. These questions set us up for struggle, for self-criticism and pressure. The question to ask...
A Grief Interrupted

A Grief Interrupted

How do we grieve when our ways of grieving have been disrupted? Our funerals, Celebrations of Life, and Gatherings are gone for now. They have all been put on hold. We adapt by doing video conferencing, but there is something healing about being in the same room with...
Beautifully Human

Beautifully Human

She was a doer. Action steps, always getting the tasks done. No matter what, just keep moving forward. One step at a time. She was fiercely independent. So much so that I am sure, it caused her family some frustration and anxiety. She was a creative. She always had a...