When young people experience the death of a loved one (including pets), there is that extra layer of care we take because children are often
The United States of America has never been perfect. It continues to be a work in progress, even (and perhaps especially) after almost 250 years.
Some of us are uncomfortable asking for help under any circumstances. Even if we’re sick or injured. Even if someone we love has just died.
I use this blogging platform to write about loss and grief. Most of my readers (and clients in real life) have experienced either the death
When we encounter someone who is grieving, we tend to want to say things that will help them feel better, perhaps even help them feel
It’s the coulda-shoulda-wouldas that get us. The unfulfilled dreams, hopes and expectations that haunt us. The things we wish we’d said, or wish we hadn’t.
What’s one of the first things we’re told when we experience loss as young children? When something disappoints us, or our feelings get hurt, or
I haven’t blogged since the beginning of January. Sometimes it’s important to live an experience, purely immerse oneself in it, without the safety net of
Living can be hard. Dying – it turns out – can actually be harder. I am grateful to live in a right-to-die state. If I
Typically, I ring in the New Year at home in California at 9:00 pm Pacific because it’s midnight in New York and I figure it’s
Death is a mystery. How it happens, when it happens, to whom it happens. We yearn to understand, to be able to explain why, to
I could not have said this better…