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When the Old Life Ends

Guest post by Jan McDaniel This week I've been thinking about why loss is so painful ... and why grieving is so different at some times than others. Most of us have experienced grief or at least felt sympathy for the losses of others. And we do hate to hear about...

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The God of Spinoza

I want to share the following with you to ask you to consider what is true for you. Not from a place of judgment, but rather from a place of curiosity and desire to understand. When you read the words that were expressed by Baruch de Spinoza, consider how they land...

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Where do you find strength?

Guest blog by Jan McDaniel When it feels like you are trying to accomplish something that is way too much for you, where do you find the strength to continue? It might be through other people - family, friends, even strangers - or by turning to your Faith. Many people...

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Make Time to Rest

  Namaste, Sandy Walden Master Grief Coach To schedule your Discovery chat with Sandy, use the link below. https://calendly.com/serenity-1/30min https://sandywalden.com/contact/

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Kindness Witnessed

Kindness witnessed. As I was leaving the grocery store I saw a man loading groceries into the trunk of an elderly woman's car. I heard her thanking him and he walked away with a smile as big as hers. As she began pushing her grocery cart to the stall, another man came...

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Connections

Guest blog by Ari. Connections... As the holidays are approaching my sadness over losing my boy has increased. These moments come when they want, there is no scheduling grief. I wake up with him on my mind and go to bed the same. Sadness follows into my dreams on some...

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Respond or React?

  Wishing you a gentle day of peace, calm and joy. 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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You are NOT Alone!

Wishing you a gentle day of peace, calm and joy. 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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Grieving our Expectations

When we have a broken heart we are well aware that we are missing the one we love. Part of this grief is saying goodbye to our expectations. If you had asked me prior to my so Mike's death where I expected each of my boys to live when they were adults, I had some...

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Reiki Level 1

This in-person class will be held in beautiful downtown Burlington, WI. This class is for you if you are ready to embrace the healing energy of Reiki. Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 10 am - 3 pm You will learn the history of Reiki Practice giving and receiving a full Reiki...

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Reiki Summit 2020 – Join us!!!

    Uncertainty exists and has proven to us its power to change our lives from one day to another. Many of us are being pulled towards the unknown and challenged to go within to discover the source of our real power for lasting changes – our inner light. But...

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Tips for Difficult or Significant Days

Tips for difficult or significant days There are days when the fog of grief is heavy and the way forward may feel hidden. There are times, moments, days or sometimes longer when overwhelm visits. This may be prompted by a day or significance - or just a tough day. -...

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Make room for delight!

𝑴𝒂𝒌𝒆 𝒓𝒐𝒐𝒎 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒅𝒆𝒍𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒕! Recently, I was chatting with a lovely young mom. As we talked her 4 year old piped up, because he was there and had something to add to the conversation. Love that! He began telling me that he is learning the alphabet and the sounds each letter...

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Tell the stories

Humans are story tellers. We tell our children stories to teach them important lessons. We share stories to pass along traditions. And when we are thinking about the ones we are grieving, those stories remind us why that connection will forever be rich for us. What...

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Dark mornings

Guest post by Ari. Dark mornings... I wake up early most mornings, still dark outside. Go downstairs for my coffee, and stand by the window, mug in hand. The sky shows me stars, sometimes a moon. It is so quiet, and I try to see the peace of the coming dawn. Some days...

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