As you grieve the loss of your loved one, life can seem overwhelming. From moment to moment your emotions change. One minute you are smiling and the next you are crying. Because everything seems much harder, it is important to acknowledge your small successes: Getting out of bed in the morning to take a shower Returning to work […]

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When emotions are expressed, they are released, which assists the healing process. Give yourself permission to express your emotions. Do not be ashamed of how you are feeling. Cry, scream, whisper…whatever you need to do to express your feelings. Don’t judge how you are feeling….just be. A note to the wise, unexpressed emotions can become trapped […]

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  As you move out of shock, you will face a myriad of emotions, including guilt, fear, sadness and anger. You may be flooded with waves of feelings that come crashing in and out. As painful as these feelings are, they are normal and necessary. Such raw emotions are part of the healing process. Don’t be afraid […]

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Finding out someone close to you has cancer is like getting the wind knocked out of you. At first you feel stunned. The very word ‘Cancer’ is enough to silence you. What do you say? What can you do? How to react? Here are 3 tips for reacting appropriately and compassionately when you find out […]

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Mourning the loss of a loved one takes time. Although the pain never fully goes away, you become stronger as time passes. It seems that just when your life starts to return to some resemblance of normalcy, you reach a milestone or significant date that re-opens the wounds you’ve been working so hard to heal. […]

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