Here’s why time does not heal…

Grief is a normal and natural reaction to significant emotional loss of any kind.  It is also a reflection of a connection that has been lost. Grief can be experienced from any loss including but not limited to death, divorce, breakup, pet loss, loss of health, and empty nest, to name a few. Grief recovery is the healing process that allows people to deal with ...

Here I am five years later, facing my past…

We are out at Al Natural Resort on the island where Aaron used to work, where we first fell in love, where we got married, and also where I found out about the tragic death of my dear mother.  I am overcome with emotion as I reflect back upon all that happened on this beach.  There are so many memories here, the highest highs and ...

What To Do When You’re Down In The Dumps…

My Grandma, Mama Jane, always reminded me, “Laura, this too shall pass.”  I have carried this wisdom and perspective with me in my tool kit throughout my life, and it has offered me comfort in times of pain and appreciation in times of joy.  This too shall pass is merely a reminder of the constant changing nature of life. If this phrase alone is not enough ...

Guilt…What Is It Good For?

I once heard the expression, ” Guilt is like a rocking chair; it gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere.” What do you think? Do you think guilt acts as an internal checks and balance system? …Or, do you think it is just another way we are hard on ourselves? I have spent most of my life feeling guilty about one ...