Grief – 3 Things You Should Know About The Grieving Process

[powerpress] Understanding Grief and Dealing With Death I’m a big believer in self-help, learning, and growing. One of the toughest topics that we often learn the most from is grief. We are never really prepared for the loss of a loved one, but we can learn about grief from people like my guests who have learned valuable wisdom after having lost a loved one. Therese is a palliative care nurse. She sits with people at the end of their life and Read More

12 Ways to Heal a Broken Heart

After my husband’s death, I found myself in an ocean of grief. As a nutrition and exercise counselor, I knew self-care would make me strong enough to withstand sorrow and help me love life again. My soul and spirit needed gentle care, too. Self-support is essential when we lose a job, our home, a relationship, or anything we counted on. I share twelve ideas for soothing and nurturing our inner wounds.  Body 1. Go outside. Walk. Look for the moon Read More

Miscarriage, Loss & Finding Hope: Her Story Mother of Six, Parenting One

[powerpress] Miscarriage, loss and finding hope. A mother of six, parenting one tells her story. After four years of trying to get pregnant, my guest today, Ena and her husband went to see an infertility specialist. They went through rounds of IUI (Intrauterine Insemination) and IVF (In Vitro Fertilization), facing a devastating 6 losses before finally delivering their little miracle, a beautiful baby girl.  During our interview Ena was pregnant again. When I asked her how she was feeling about Read More

Living With Grief – Tips From an Expert

Grief is for sure…. we will not escape it.  So, best we surrender to the journey and five years on from my husband dying this is how it feels for me and maybe for you too? For me in my grief the best way I can describe it is we are all in the ocean of grief, all of us that have lost somebody, and when we first get thrown in, we may enter at different places, different kinds of Read More

True and Tragic Love Story ‘Her Husband Is Hit By A Car & Life Is Forever Changed’.

[powerpress] Coping with the death of a spouse seems impossible while you’re in it. This is the true and tragic love story of Pamela Burrus who lost her husband of 20 years in 2009 when he was hit by a car in a pedestrian crossing on his way home from work. Losing a loved one, if we live long enough, is something that most of us will face, but it’s something that we are rarely ready for. One of the Read More

Losing Everything Taught Her Major Life Lessons

[powerpress] Kristen Moeller writes a blog called, Walking Through Fire which is about the Denver forest fires in 2012 to which she lost her all of her earthly possessions and home.  On that fateful day, the home owners in her area were all warned to evacuate. As she was packing up her belongings, it didn’t occur to her that she would actually lose her home and everything inside.     Kristen tells us that it started like any other day, working Read More

Dr. Ken Druck On Self Compassion During Loss

[powerpress] “If we can be patient, understanding and encouraging with ourselves, we will rise up out of the ashes.” I’m so glad I was able to catch up with Dr. Ken Druck and soak in some wisdoms about loss and the importance of self compassion and self care. Ken Druck’s life changed dramatically in 1996 after the tragic death of his oldest daughter, Jenna. Since then, he has become a lifeline for thousands of families who have suffered a loss. Read More