August 23, 2017

A Message from an Old Guy~ Author Unknown

I’m old. What that means is that I’ve survived (so far) and a lot of people I’ve known and loved did not. I’ve lost friends, best […]
August 23, 2017

A Yoga Sequence for Grieving on the Bathroom Floor

Source: http://www.lizpetrone.com/yoga-for-grieving-on-bathroom-floor/ 1. Begin lying on the ground on your side in the fetal position where you have landed after collapsing on the bathroom floor. 2. […]
April 13, 2018

Coaching or Counseling? When You Need to Talk.

The death of a loved one is one of the most stressful experiences we are likely to ever have. Many people seek out professional help, either […]
August 29, 2017

Embracing Life After Loss

Source: http://www.allenklein.com/articles/embrace.htm Below are the five steps for fully living life again after a loss. They are excerpted from Learning to Laugh When You Feel Like Crying. […]
August 3, 2017

Grief and Graditude

Source: http://www.allenklein.com/articles/grief-and-gratitude.htm By: Allen Klein   The miracle of gratitude is that it shifts your perception to such an extent that it changes the world you see. […]
November 28, 2017

Grieving Daughter Travels the World with a Life-Size Cutout of her Father

Jinna Yang’s father died of cancer on August 24, 2012. She was 24, and in her words she was “completely lost, unable to express what had […]
August 23, 2017

I am Learning to Shine Light through the Hole in My Heart

Source: http://www.lizpetrone.com/learning-to-shine-light-through-hole-heart/ My mother died when I was 37 weeks pregnant. She took her own life. Three weeks later I gave birth on my bathroom floor to […]
April 4, 2018

Springtime Depression

Seasonal Affective Disorder can affect moods year-round. Springtime depression is not quite as common, or at least not as likely to be identified as its winter […]
August 23, 2017

When Your Mother is Gone and it’s her Birthday

Source: http://www.lizpetrone.com/category/grief/page/2/ When your mother is gone and it’s her birthday, you wear her dress to work even though you long ago stopped wearing dresses and traded […]