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May 15, 2020
Backyard summer party

Building a New Social Circle

She didn’t need an excuse or an occasion. A few phone calls, and it was an instant party. She was a natural at pulling diverse people […]
May 3, 2020
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Am I Ready for the Dating Game?

A major hurdle to overcome following uncoupling is being able to honestly answer the question, “Am I ready for the Dating Game?” The prospect of getting […]
May 1, 2020
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Accept Responsibility for Your Grief Experience

Family and friends are hopefully offering support. You’ve probably enlisted the services of at least a couple professionals to help you. You’re not in this alone. […]
April 21, 2020
Cluttered Table

Confronting the Clutter

George Carlin says that your house is just a place to keep your stuff while you go out and get more stuff. Accumulating stuff is fun […]
April 20, 2020
Smart Grocery Shopping List

Smart Grocery Shopping During Grief

Smart grocery shopping is a challenge in the best of times. If asked, I doubt that many of us would say we really enjoy grocery shopping, […]
April 10, 2020
Stages of Grief-Truth or Myth?

“Stages of Grief” Myth Busted

Do you remember the show on TV where they tested commonly held beliefs about physical science? If they failed to substantiate the claim, they declared the […]
March 11, 2020
Sorting clothes in a closet

Emotions, Memories and Clothing

Stop for a moment and consider the connection between memories and clothing. Just by looking at your favorite shirt, you can recall a number of stories. […]
March 5, 2020
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Health Benefits of Meditation

Perhaps you’ve heard about the health benefits of meditation, but you’re still reluctant to give it a try. Maybe it seems a little too whoo-whooo for […]
February 27, 2020
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Grief and Low Quality Sleep

A good night’s sleep is an important component for optimizing our health. It’s when our body and mind undergo repair and rejuvenation following a day of […]
February 17, 2020
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Overcoming Meal Challenges

My husband died when my two sons were still in high school. Because they were counting on me to prepare meals, they provided the motivation I […]
February 10, 2020
Healthy Food

Grieve Well-Eat Well

Even when life is good, planning and preparing healthy meals can be a challenge in today’s busy households. To eat well takes a certain level of […]
January 13, 2020
Support

Maybe True, But Not Helpful!

Kevin, my teacher Kevin became one of my greatest teachers in grief and mourning.  Kevin, in his mid-30’s, married with 5 children 10 and under, was […]