Loss of Health

Dealing with the onset of an illness is frightening and dispiriting. We trust our bodies and our minds to carry us for as long as we...

Let Yourself Feel

You might think “fake it till you make it” is the best route when you’re going through loss or healing. It’s not! In pretending to be all...

Moving Away

Leaving home, or the community you’ve come to call home, is never easy. Often we leave behind not just friends and family, but a sense of...

Handling Mementos of Loss

Photographs, sculptures, personal belongings—things you can see, touch, smell feel, taste and hear that remind you of something that’s...

How to Handle Losing a Friendship

Losing a friend can be devastating. It doesn’t matter if you’ve lost your friend due to growing apart, an argument, or someone moving...

Digging Deeper Into Healing

Loss is universal. No one can escape it. But can you survive, recover, heal, grow, thrive, become profound after loss? Absolutely. In...

Dealing With the Loss of a Home

There is a special kind of grief that goes along with losing a home. No matter what age you are, the loss can be shocking. It can...

Thoughts on Finality

What is finality? It is the arrival of an irreversible ending. An abrupt finality of death. Conclusiveness, certainty, decisiveness,...

You've Lost a Job... Now What?

When we lose a job, we lose so much more than just a paycheck. Losing a job can cast us headlong into loss of purpose, loss of structure,...

Twenty-Two Lessons on Loss

When we suffer loss, we suffer because of the value of the thing or person we lost. It doesn’t matter when our loss happens, or where it...