Difficult Circumstances and 10 Life-Transforming Lessons

“This was a difficult but good session,” my therapist emphasized. “I want you to take a moment to breathe, then tuck this away until our next session.” My trauma therapist,…

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A Year of Loss, A Year of Gain

As bells and toasts ring in the New Year, what rings true for you with its heralding? Are you: Anticipating a new beginning, replete with goals and aspirations? Anxious from…

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Reflection: 5 Questions for Better Decision-making in the New Year

Wistfully watching the "Memories" in my photos app, the corners of my mouth posturing upwards, I reminisced as the pictures changed in time with the music.  A sucker for nostalgia,…

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The How & Why of Grief—3 Keys to Healing—Both for You & Others

He glimpsed her through the crowd—two souls colliding through a sea of anguish. As He drew closer, they both stopped as if by an invisible force. Their eyes now locked,…

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