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Tale of Two Towns

There were once two towns, remarkably close to one another and very similar in many ways. Interestingly enough both were called Town of Joy. Within each of the towns were many homes and families, very different from one another, yet each was beautiful and perfect in...

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When New Grief Happens

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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Signs, Guidance, are We Open to Receiving?

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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Many Facets of Relationship

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 was Taught and so I have No Choice

It's really helpful to consider what we were taught. Does it serve you? 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...

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The Fog of Grief

It can feel overwhelming, stressful, even scary to experience a lack of focus, an inability to concentrate. 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...

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Forgiving Ourselves

Is it okay to forgive ourselves for what we said or did, or didn't say or do? Is it okay to consider healing? 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...

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I have Learned…

𝐼 𝑑𝑖𝑑 𝑛𝑜𝑡 𝑤𝑟𝑖𝑡𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑠, 𝑏𝑢𝑡 𝑖𝑡 𝑡𝑜𝑢𝑐ℎ𝑒𝑠 𝑚𝑦 ℎ𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑡 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑠𝑜 𝐼 𝑤𝑎𝑛𝑡 𝑡𝑜 𝑠ℎ𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑖𝑡 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑎𝑙𝑙 𝑜𝑓 𝑦𝑜𝑢. 𝑇ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒 𝑖𝑠 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑓𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑑 𝑤𝑖𝑠𝑑𝑜𝑚 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑠𝑒 𝑔𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑙𝑒 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑑𝑠. 𝑁𝑎𝑚𝑎𝑠𝑡𝑒, Sandy 𝑀𝑎𝑠𝑡𝑒𝑟 𝐺𝑟𝑖𝑒𝑓 𝐶𝑜𝑎𝑐ℎ 𝑀𝑎𝑠𝑡𝑒𝑟 𝐺𝑟𝑖𝑒𝑓 𝐶𝑜𝑎𝑐ℎ 𝑇𝑟𝑎𝑖𝑛𝑒𝑟 I asked a friend who has crossed 70 & is heading towards 80...

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Make Time for Play

What might it be like for you to allow yourself to relax, even to play for a while? 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...

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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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