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Yes, Our Energy Matters

We walk this path, through grief and into healing one step at a time. It’s easier when we are accompanied by those with caring hearts. Your journey through grief and into healing is just that – YOUR journey. When you are ready to begin...

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What are the Rules for Grief and Grieving?

That may sound bizarre at first, but I've got to say that for me, it was more than a bit overwhelming to try to determine how I 'should' feel, what I should do next. I turned to experts, books galore. I looked for websites to show me the way. What did the experts have...

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Kindness

Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, what you counted and carefully saved, all this must go so you know how desolate...

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Alone, You are NOT Alone

So often grievers feel all alone, even when they are in a group of people that love them. The loneliness is profound for many. And it's not because we don't care about or appreciate those who are with us, it's because we are longing for the one who can never be with...

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Alone

So often grievers feel all alone, even when they are in a group of people that love them. The loneliness is profound for many. And it's not because we don't care about or appreciate those who are with us, it's because we are longing for the one who can never be with...

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Perspective

For instance, we have 3 different places to sit and relax in our backyard. This has been done deliberately because we enjoy the various perspectives. The different places provide different points of view and we really like seeing things that way. And so I went out...

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Grief Healing begins with a Choice

- Have you been told that you will fill this tremendous pain forever? - Do you feel as though there is no way to feel better? - Is it okay to open up to the possibility of healing? Healing is as natural and normal as breathing in and then...

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What is My Purpose?

What is my Purpose? There was a time when I found that question to be incredibly overwhelming. And so like many steps along this journey of grief to healing, I broke it down to what felt better. What do I intend for today? Ahhhhhh, that felt much easier and more...

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Time Heals All Wounds – Really?

We walk this path, through grief and into healing one step at a time. It’s easier when we are accompanied by those with caring hearts. Your journey through grief and into healing is just that – YOUR journey. When you are ready to begin...

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I’m Not Dead

This deeply touching work is by Sean Dietrich. I encourage you to read this, print it up, and read it again and again and again. Our loved one are closer than our heartbeat. Mr. Dietrich expresses this more eloquently than I ever could. Dearest loved one, I know you...

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Concidence or Connection?

What are your thoughts about this? How do you discern connection with your loved one? Sending you my love, Sandy Master Grief Coach Master Grief Coach Trainer When you are ready to begin your healing journey, reach out to Sandy for your...

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What Grief Brings

Guest posby by Jan McDaniel It's easy to see many of the things grief brings into a life: sorrow, confusion, loneliness, longing, change. Sometimes even trauma and fear. Perhaps wisdom, increased compassion. But there is more. Loss brings us, ultimately, a new life....

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Getting Out of the Loop

Guest post by Jan McDaniel There is a terrible "loop" of thoughts that can trap people who are grieving. It can be an overwhelming process, painful and difficult to get out of. It starts with questions like "Why did this happen?" and "Could I have made a difference?"...

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Listen, Just Listen

Wishing you a gentle day of peace, calm, and healing. Namaste, Sandy Master Grief Coach Master Grief Coach Trainer When you are ready to begin your healing journey, reach out to Sandy for your complimentary consultation. Together, we walk...

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What DO I Do Now?

Guest post by Jan McDaniel This article first appeared April 2019: mindfulnessandgrief.com/what-do-i-do-now/. After my husband died, I was not even sure I existed anymore. We had been married for thirty-three years, and my identity was tied closely to his. After some...

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Anger, what’s it all about?

Wishing you a gentle day of peace, calm, and healing. Namaste, Sandy When you are ready to begin your healing journey, reach out to Sandy for your complimentary consultation. Together, we walk through grief, into healing....

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