Categories - Self-Care
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10 Practices for Self-Care and Self-Compassion

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When I began my grief journey I didn’t really even understand what self-care was, much less to practice self-compassion in order to commit to self-care … I quickly realized that I had no idea how to care for myself while having fallen apart. I also realized that I was my own worst enemy. I treated Read more

Betraying My Grief

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As I sit here, I’ve been in tears for the last 2 hours.   I am feeling as if I have betrayed the state of my grief, betraying my loss.  Please read on to understand and know this is one of the most vulnerable blog posts that I’ve written…. I am overweight, and more important, I Read more

Finding the Good in Today

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As I stare at my screen, I roll my eyes in sarcasm.  Really, what could possibly be good about today? Most of my heart is missing.  My daughter Chloe isn’t here to ask to bake cookies with me.  There is no good in today. I then walk away from my screen and I go into Read more



Day #21 Inside Hello there lovely one!! How was Day #20 for you? In case you missed Day #20 click here to read the blog post !!! If you have not joined #31dayslivingafterloss click here to do so. It’s free, you can go your own pace. The goal of #31dayslivingafterloss is to assist you to Read more

Self Talk

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“Say nice things to yourself, because you are the only one listening”- Gabby Bernstein How was day #7?How are you feeling? Is this resonating with you? Take it as it comes!!! Today for Day #8 we are discussing self-talk. What do you tell yourself on a daily basis? Why is what you say to yourself Read more



How was Day #5 for you? Have you joined #31dayslivingafterloss? If not click here to join Aww, the good ole “Self-Care”.  This is a tough one for me.  As a grief specialist I speak on self-care almost on a daily basis but personally, I often forget self-care. But I want to write today’s post on Read more

Get Moving?

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I will never forget the day my cousin Norma called me on the phone – it was 7 am and my mom had passed away at 3:14 am.  She had gotten my message but she had a late night- her and her husband had just celebrated their daughter’s wedding.  I heard myself tell her my Read more

It’s My Birthday and I’ll Cry if I Want To

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Wow, another birthday!! Yup August 13th is my day…the day I was born. My mother loved celebrations of any sort. Birthdays were the opportunity for my mom to make those she loved feel beyond special and well I took most of it for granted.  I many times wouldn’t appreciate those moments. I have always felt Read more

Dealing with Every Day

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It’s so hard to deal with every day much less when you are dealing with grief. It is almost impossible to figure out how to make it through. It can seem like even waking up and getting out of bed is impossible. It is my belief that it is imperative to create the understanding that Read more