Grief & Healing

June 13, 2024

The BIG Grief Days (and making it through)

Grief finds us anywhere and in all the ordinary ways. But there are days where it can seem to mount and build into something daunting and […]
March 27, 2024

Seasons – is there a Springtime in Grief?

The older I get, the more familiar I get with the cycles and seasons we all move through. Whether they follow the calendar year or are […]
November 20, 2023

The Opposite of “Happy Holidays”

How to Thoughtfully Cope with Grief and Gatherings If you are facing the holidays in a way you’ve never faced them before, the word “HAPPY” may […]
August 30, 2023

Don’t Pause Your Life to Heal

Casually scrolling through Instagram I came across a post from a therapist I started following during Covid. What I read sent off an alarm in my […]
June 22, 2023

Grief is Connective Tissue

Grief is Separation Grief is the product of loss and separation. We experience loneliness in our deepest places and even intangibly as we look to the […]
March 8, 2023

Why Do We Tell Stories?

Stories are so important and to grieving people, stories can feel like everything. After a death, stories immediately begin coming out as memories are recalled to […]
May 19, 2022

The Rabbit Listened: A Children’s Book on The Healing Power of Listening

“Listen. People start to heal the moment they feel heard.” – Cheryl Robinson … Doerrfeld, Cori (2018). The Rabbit Listened. New York, NY: Dial Books for […]
March 24, 2022

Grief: What is the Rush to be “Ok”?

The more  I listen to bereaved people recounting their early days, weeks and months in grief, a consistent story emerges. Most of them can relate to […]
November 24, 2021
"I am thankful for your life."

“I am thankful for your life.”

Each year I ponder what a grieving person might be thankful for in the wake of loss. Grief is so complex, something we must accept and […]