Losing a loved one is always hard. But when you feel like your grief isn't recognized, isn't valid, it adds an extra layer of pain. Click below to read more about this on elephant journal. https://www.elephantjournal.com/2017/06/the-specific-qualities-of-sibling-grief-how-it-morphs-marks-us/ ... Read More about When You Feel Like an Invisible Mourner
The death of singer and musician Chris Cornell stirred up my grief around my brother in a big way. It's beginning to ebb, but that only happened when I untangled some of the threads that his death brought to light. Read more about it here. ... Read More about When Grief Gets Stirred Up
If you've recently lost someone you love, you probably don't want to hear that buried beneath the terrible sadness are little gleaming gems. That loss sets us down a different path than we'd hoped for, but that sometimes, if we're lucky, grief has the power to remake us. I'm not going to say ... Read More about The Surprising Blessings of Loss
To my child: The months after you were born were tough ones. You cried a lot and slept little. Your assessment of this bright, new world was decidedly unsatisfactory. In between fussing though, you offered just enough syrupy, middle-of-the-night smiles to melt away the challenges and make me ... Read More about Are You an HSP?
Do you ever experience nostalgia so intensely that it has skin? "You will miss your childhood at the strangest moments. Like when you’re 42, and you’re watching your son catch air in the bright February sun. I want to tell you this secret of adulthood, the one that still catches me by ... Read More about Do You Ever Miss This?