Monthly Archives: March 2014

Weather and mood…

I’m not usually one to complain about the weather. Usually I love winter with all the snow and cold (I attribute this to my Russian genetics!), but this year it’s just too much! It feels like we’ve been below 20 … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom…

If you haven’t checked out this web site already, please do.  There is LOTS of great information and practical tips for coping with grief.  This particular article has a number of links to other articles they’ve written.  Make a cup … Continue reading

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The top ten things I say to my clients…

In no particular order: “You don’t get over it; it changes. It gets different.” You’ve heard the expression “time heals all wounds”? I despise that expression! Time changes the wounds, but there is usually a nasty scar left in its … Continue reading

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Signs. Signs. Everywhere are signs…

Every day I talk to people who are grieving and every day I hear stories about the signs they’re yearning for or the signs they’ve received. It could be a dream, a rainbow, a butterfly, a spontaneous electrical event, a … Continue reading

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Feeling is healing…

pain[ payn ] unpleasant physical sensation (from bing dictionary) Dr. Alan Wolfelt says that “doing well with your grief means becoming well acquainted with your pain”. He also says you have to “feel it to heal it”. Corny, I know, … Continue reading

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Staying Stuck…

My father-in-law sent this quote to me a few days ago. When I was listening to a teleconference on complicated grief yesterday, it came to mind…strongly. One telling sign of complicated grief is intense emotionality after the passage of significant … Continue reading

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Monday Meme…

Thoughts?

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