Monthly Archives: January 2015

GUILT…….the silent kind!! :/

Originally posted on BLOGGING MY WAY THROUGH BEREAVEMENT:
So I just want to take up a little bit of time to an emotion in this grieving process that I assumed I had skipped or maybe in a way I just…

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Changing Grief

Originally posted on Musings on a grief journey:
“Although I am physically alone, I am the man she lived with for forty-eight years and she is very much a part of the person I have become in that time.” Robert…

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Overcoming the Winter Blues…

Here in the Northeastern United States it is a balmy 7 degrees Fahrenheit.  While there is a beautiful blue sky, it is not the kind of day one wishes to venture outside unless absolutely necessary.  For a griever, it often … Continue reading

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In case you missed it….

http://www.wktv.com/news/news-archive/NewsTalk_.html It’s my interview on WKTV’s Newstalk today.

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“I don’t know how to scream on paper.” ~ Steve Fugate

As I was scrolling through Facebook today, I came upon this fellow’s site.  When I read his “my story” section, the above quote jumped out at me.  It occurs to me that as I recommend journaling to my clients, I … Continue reading

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You’re worth the investment….

Yesterday I shared an article about the reasons some people use to avoid counseling.  It got me thinking…What about the reason some people could use to engage in counseling?  How about:  Because you’re worth the investment. The investment in the effort … Continue reading

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One example of memorializing a loved one….

Family’s Grandpa Passes Away On Christmas But Leaves a Special Gift For Them Hidden In the Closet The holidays became bittersweet for the family of Imgur user jallen2k10 when his wife’s grandfather passed away on Christmas at the age of 81. Jallen2k10 explains … Continue reading

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