Know Your Audience

One of the foundational principles in Grief Recovery work is that we don’t compare losses because as we say in the coaching world, compare leads to despair.  When comparing losses no one wins. If I say, “mine is worse than yours,” it can diminish what you have shared often leaving you feeling smaller, less than, or unimportant. If I say, “yours is the worst,” I ...

Birthdays Are a Time for Reflection

My husband Aaron’s 30th birthday was this week.  30 is considered one of the ‘big birthdays.’  Big birthdays can be charged with emotion.  What does it mean to be turning 30, 40, 50, or any age for that matter? It is usually a time for reflection.  It is a time when we look back on what we have done and decide how we want to move ...