Why Moving Is A Grieving Experience…

“Where’s my kitchen room?” cried my little girl the other day when she woke up to a house that had been almost completely packed up. “Your kitchen room is safe in ​​​​​​storage, and you will get it back when we move into our new place. I know it is confusing baby, and I am sorry we are moving,” I explained with tears in my eyes. ...

How To Quiet Our Self-Criticism…

Through tears my client says, “I am such a failure. I can’t seem to get a grip on this weight thing.” “Tell me more,” I say.    “Well, I am 150 lbs over weight, and I just can’t control my eating. I think I am on track and then something else happens in my life and I fall back into bad habits.”  “You are brilliant,” I ...

Oh, Mother’s Day…

Mother’s Day, like all holidays, can bring a mixture of emotions. While we all technically have a mother, what happens after birth varies greatly. I had no idea how challenging Mother’s Day could be until my mom died because most of my life it was just a day where our family did something nice for our mom. Since her death and after working with many ...

Birth-day

It’s that time of year again. It’s my birthday. This Thursday, the 4th of May, marks the anniversary of the day I came into this world. Now that I am a mom, birth-day has a whole new meaning. ​​​​​​ While I am so grateful for my life and so grateful to be alive, I don’t love my birthday. What’s interesting to me is that the birth-day itself ...