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

Ep #9 Positive Psychology

Today we’re talking about the discipline of Positive Psychology, what it is, and how it can help us as we struggle with grief and coming back to a place of well-being and happiness. In today’s episode I mentioned Abraham Maslow … Read More

Ep #6 Choose Hope

Truly do your very best to choose hope despite your loss. If we believe that we will always be mourning and that there is no way to move beyond the excruciating pain of loss we won’t look for hope. If … Read More

Ep #4 Love Yourself

I’m pretty sure we all feel certain that we should be kind and loving to others.  It seems right and noble. Why don’t we offer this same level of respect to ourselves? Doesn’t it make sense that if it feels … Read More