Has Grief Become the Monster in Your Closet?

Freshman year of college was one of the best and worst times of my life. On one hand, I made amazing friends, loved dorm life, met a great guy, lived in a cool city, had a new found freedom, and took some amazing classes. On the other hand, I left everything I had known behind: all the friends I had known for since childhood, the ...

Surrender

It is amazing the number of unknowns that come with having a baby.  What will the birth be like?  What will the baby be like? Will they cry a lot or a little? Will they sleep well or not at all?  Will they be healthy? Will I be a good parent? Will I be patient? How will my life change? How will my relationship with ...

Six Steps To Surviving Your Feelings

Over the last eight months I have been growing a baby.  It has been an amazing process full of ups and downs.  As I get closer to my due date both the excitement and the fear are increasing, but the one thing that remains certain is that this is one of life’s major transitions. At the Grief Recovery Institute ®, we define grief as “the conflicting ...