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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How to Take Charge Of Your Life After Divorce

“Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby”. ~ Ruth E. Renkel I was really inspired sometime ago by Cloris Kylie Stock's excellent article on coping with divorce. She will inspire you with her own story and the positive impact it had on her life. Nearly a third of…

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How To Reclaim Your Life After Loss

"In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer”. ~ Albert Camus. If you or a loved one is struggling with grief you may have noticed a tendency to push it down, push it away, or even deny its reality. You might be…

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