Ep #19 Self Worth

Your worth is a given. It has been there all along. It’s not tied to your doing, it’s tied to your very existence. As you’re vigilant about redirecting your thoughts that aren’t useful, you can increase your understanding of your … Read More

Ep #18 Don’t Believe Your Thoughts

Question your thoughts. Seriously, don’t believe everything you think. Your thoughts are not the truth. Your thoughts are your interpretation of what’s happening. Your thoughts determine how you feel and act and ultimately your results. So choose wisely. Choose your … Read More

Ep #16 Showing Up

In our grief and loss it’s difficult to show up, to agree to commitments, because of our erratic emotions. We’ll talk about why that’s ok, how to be human and be compassionate toward ourselves and others. We’ll discuss the opportunity … Read More

Ep #15 Suffering is Optional

“Pain is inevitable but suffering is optional.” This quote is often attributed to Buddhist teachings. In today’s episode we’ll explore the grief, pain and suffering that’s associated with loss. The concentration camp prisoner Viktor Frankl famously wrote, “Between stimulus and … Read More

Ep #14 You Aren’t Crazy

My friend Brandi Dayton, whose son died 3 years ago, said, “We need to know we aren’t crazy, what’s normal and that we will one day be ok.” Her comment inspired this episode. It’s natural to feel like you’re crazy … Read More

Ep #13 Processing Grief

As a society we aren’t good at feeling our emotions. We learn to use our intellect but not our emotions. Feeling your feelings is an important element of processing grief. As you’re patient and loving toward yourself you can allow … Read More

Ep #12 You Are Not Alone

Your grief over losing your child may leave you feeling depressed and anxious.  You may also feel isolated and alone. Because of your depression you may find yourself pulling away from people and the support you want. You may feel … Read More

Ep #11 Create Vision

After a major loss, like losing a child, it’s not unusual to find that your interests and ambitions have changed. It might  be time to create a new vision for your life because “a to-do list is not a vision.” … Read More