How to help a grieving friend

Most people in the US are uncomfortable talking about or dealing with grief. It is not a topic for general discussion. In fact, grief is often avoided at all costs. But grief needs to be acknowledged and expressed. It is the normal and natural emotional response to...

How to calm your storm

You do your best to take good care of yourself. When your loss occurred, you were flung into a personal storm. You had to figure out how to take care of yourself when everything around you was in a state of chaos. How did you do that? Or maybe a better question...

Uncomfortable can be OK

You, like most people, want to feel comfortable. After all, comfort is good. However, when major changes occur, life gets turned upside down. Your normal routines – the internal comfort that you once had is gone. No matter what change has happened for you (a job...