Christmas Grief and Loss: 5 Strategies to Help You Through the Holiday Season

“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.” ~ Havelock Ellis.Christmas is traditionally a time of celebration, meeting of family and friends, delicious food, and giving of gifts. Everywhere we see messages of happiness and connection.Yet, this time of the year can…

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The Silent Pain of Loss: When Grief Counselling Can Help

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” ~ George Berkeley. I witnessed a tree fall today. I heard the crashing sound first, and then saw it falling through the trees and shrubs before hitting the ground. We have lost…

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The Truth About Grief: Myths and Facts And How You Can Cope

“Each persons grief journey is as unique as a fingerprint or snowflake.” ~ Earl Grollman. Grief can be an excruciatingly painful and lonely experience. This can be further compounded by grief myths that suggest your reactions and behaviors aren't normal. My hope is this article will extinguish some of the shame…

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Body Betrayal: How “You Can Live Well” With Chronic Pain And Illness

No matter what illnesses and injuries you are carrying, while you are still breathing, there is more right with you than wrong with you.” ~ Vidyamala Burch. I have only just come across the term “body betrayal”. It concisely summarizes the overwhelming thoughts and emotions that flood in, when you realize your body…

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Practical Tips For Managing Your Christmas Stress

“When in doubt, always choose love & gratitude.” ~ Hal Elrod Christmas and New Year is promoted as a special time of the year for sharing, gift giving, and celebration. However, for many the romanticized version of Christmas can be the cause of significant emotional dis-stress. Christmas stress for you…

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