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10 Ways to Cope with a Difficult Loss

10 Ways to Cope with a Difficult Loss

When you lose a loved one, grief knocks you over no matter how strong you are. Here are ten strategies that will help you in coping with the transition. 1) Feel your Feelings. Allow feelings to bubble up to the surface: shock, anger, denial, sadness, fear. Everyone’s grief is as individual as their fingerprints, so… Continue Reading

An angel reminds us

This book sounds to me like a love letter to humanity. A very timely one at that. Margaret is Gerry Garvin’s guardian angel, the loving entity who has been helping him unravel life for over 20 years. The book is designed to help us understand three things: 1) who we are 2) where we came from… Continue Reading

Anita’s message: Remember your magnificence

Anita Moorjani’s powerful memoir Dying To Be Me tells the story of her near-death experience and the choice she made to come back and heal. Not just herself, but millions of people who are struggling for answers on the earthly journey. It all starts on April 26, 2002 with a lump on her right shoulder, just… Continue Reading

What the dying need from us

Over the weeks and months following the grim diagnosis of terminal illness or a debilitating injury, your loved one experiences many losses. Once a healthy, functional, productive individual they begin to suffer a severe loss of identity. The valued role they played is soon a thing of the past. How do you, as family, or primary caregiver,… Continue Reading

What Grief does to you (Part 2)

Our individual experience of grief is as unique as our DNA or fingerprint. While our shared humanity does trigger certain standard responses to the loss of a loved one, not all of us experience every one of them, or in the same order. The Anxiety of Apprehension: “Will I ever feel normal again?” Anxiety takes… Continue Reading

Lessons from the Dead

Questions rattle inside most of us. Why do we struggle? What is the purpose of life? Isn’t there more to life than paying the bills?  Why do babies die? What happens when we die? The world-famous medium, James Van Praagh, brings us many of the answers in Unfinished Business: What the Dead can Teach Us… Continue Reading