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Connect With A Tribe of Grievers Who Get You

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I don’t know about you, but I love workshops and conferences. Back when I was grieving hard and didn’t feel like I was understood by most people, conferences on Healing from Loss were a great way for me to connect with my tribe. People who were walking in similar shoes. People who were speaking a…

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When Compassion is a Really Bad Idea

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When I was in my twenties and thirties, I loved being surrounded by friends who “understood” me. Naive and immature as I was, I didn’t realize that these friendships were not authentic and didn’t serve my best interests. Here’s a story to illustrate what I mean. Mona was a close friend of mine, a part…

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My 1,689 Failed Attempts to Improve My Life

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I believe with every cell in my being that I am an old soul. A part of me has known this even when I was a little girl. As I grew into my twenties and thirties, I wanted to live up to that cherished ideal. To be an old soul in a world which wasn’t…

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5 Ways to Support Your Loved One Who’s Dying

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I’m often asked the question: “How do I prepare for the death of someone I love?” This is such a great question because we all find ourselves in that situation. And if we haven’t already, there will come a time when we find ourselves in that space. The first thing I’d like to say is…

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Is Guilt Bullying You?

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Remember that big bully on the school playground who called you names? Who made you feel small and stupid? Like you could never do anything without making a horrible mistake? Guilt is a bully. It does to you the exact same thing that the playground bully did. It makes you feel small and stupid. It…

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How I Say Yes to What I Want

Do you struggle to say yesto what you want? Do you feel like you want to invest in something, but maybe the time’s not right? Are you overthinking whether it is worth making the investment or not? Is there a battle going on between your heart and your head — and you just can’t decide?…

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Overconsuming…And How It’s Costing You

How is overconsuming information online costing you? When we’re trying to heal from loss, we’re looking for answers. Answers to everything from why we’re feeling the way we are to, how to minimize stress, how to sleep better, meditations, yoga nidra, yada, yada, yada. There’s an abundance of information out there. YouTube videos, blog posts…

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Emotional Triggers And How To Deal With Them

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A couple of weeks ago I was emotionally triggered by a friend who brought home an important lesson. After weeks of consulting our calendars and going back and forth, she and I were finally on the phone. Two minutes into our conversation, she said, “Oh, my son just arrived. I’ll have to call you back.”…

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A Second-Time Hay House Author!

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Holding your book in your hands for the first time is just as special as holding your baby. It is a labor of love. It is a moment of pure joy and celebration. When I held this baby in my hands for the first time, I felt deep gratitude and deep love. This is what…

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The 7-Chakra Pathway from Loss to Life Purpose

What if I told you there’s a map that can guide you on the journey from Loss to Life Purpose? It’s right inside your body. Your 7 Chakras are the pathway to heal and transform your life from one of anxiety, fear, and powerlessness to feeling peace, speaking your truth and living a life of…

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