- Are you absolutely DONE with just surviving, and not thriving in your life?
- Would you do anything to get rid of feelings of overwhelm, self-doubt, loneliness, or grief?
- Does the thought of spending another minute trying to recover from grief, lost relationships, or unhappiness on your own make you feel like tearing your hair out, giving up, or running away?
If you answered yes to any of these, you are not alone…
Whether it’s the death of a loved one, divorce, or the loss of a job, we all will have moments when life turns on its head. Grief is a normal healing process, as many say, but that doesn’t make it any less life altering. It requires mending to understand these events and slowly try to move on from them.
Grief is big and complex. It’s messy and unpredictable. But, you can find a way to heal, and to find hope again
The real issue is that when you experience a loss society gives you a month, maybe two before they start throwing old proverbs and sayings your way. They want you to be stoic, calm, and ‘together,’ through all of your losses.
If you are one of the millions of people who have heard the words ‘get over it,’ and move on from your loss, then I want you to know that grief has no timeline.
As I have said before, it is not because “everything happens for a reason”, because that is too painful a thought to bear.
But, these unexpected moments can provide hope, some truths about our lives, and ourselves.
While grief can seem all consuming, the lessons I learned in this past year have helped me to rise again. It is during the times of our greatest challenges that we finally understand our strength.....
The Best Unexpected
A community of women. A resource for choosing to live free from grief, dispair and overwhelm. A place to find comfort and solace.
The Best Unexpected is here to help you navigate life's unexpected moments.
stop trying to recover from grief and loss alone.....
I understand that some days are gonna be better than others.
That is why I created this community. It’s a place to find a way to thrive, even amidst the tornado of life.
I’ve been exactly where you are, and I’m here for you.
I’ve been right in your shoes. That’s how I know why you might feel stuck, like a hamster running the wheel right now:
- You don't have the appropriate support on your healing journey
- You beat yourself up when people tell you that you should “just be positive”
- You aren’t sure how you can get to the other side of grief so you keep spinning your wheels and getting stuck in your own head
- You can’t get a handle on your time, energy, or well-being
During times of grief, there are things you can do to honor your pain, and give yourself grace.
Grief can come in many forms and it affects every person differently. Whether it is divorce, a loss of a job or relationship... we forget to honor the fact that grief is something we experience all throughout our lives. Yet, grief can actually provide the seeds for happiness, if you know how to nurture them.
Our community has been built on a single focus: you
This community will help you learn to:
- Deal with losses in your job or relationship
- Deal with grief or unexpected events in your life
- Deal with a negative mindset, unproductive thoughts or energy,
We offer multiple approaches with an entire vault of unique tools to help you find healing, resilience and support. You’ll always have more than one way to cope.
We are all busy, frazzled, and get separated by life. This community is a safe space for anyone who needs a connection, or wants to find the tools that makes them feel less alone. I have learned during the hardest times in my life that there is always someone else out there who will understand exactly what you are going through. I’ve been through the cookie-cutter programs that had massive promises with small rewards. Those programs don’t account for who you truly are on a soul level.
here’s what I know about you....
- You’re human, you’re open, you're compassionate and you’re self aware
- Some days you won’t be able to do the yoga. Some days you’ll netflix binge and eat dairy (and that’s ok, a dairy binge is sometimes non-negotiable!)
- You’re strong enough to accept that low moments happen but you have a desire, a will, and a drive to move forward and heal
If you are truly committed to moving through your feelings of grief, depression, or self-doubt once and for all, this is what our community is about...
Not that long ago I was in the same position as you are in now....
The thought of spending another minute trying to recover from the daily overwhelm of life, grief, lost relationships, and unhappiness made me feel like tearing my hair out, giving up, and running away....
In fact, I was going through emotions much like you are. I was absolutely DONE with just surviving, and not thriving in my life. I wanted to get rid of the feelings of self-doubt, loneliness, and grief.
You see, I once was a professional makeup artist for over 18 years... I have glowing reviews from famous Hollywood actors to prove it (and some pretty crazy stories to go with that!). I originally went to school to be a writer, but my “day job” on the movie sets took off. I left college for a full-time career and started one of the first beauty blogs on the side. It was wildly successful. In fact, I had over 60,000 visitors a month and a social media following of over 550,000 on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
But then life knocked me to my feet.....
Suddenly, in 2011 my best friend of 27 years was diagnosed with terminal cancer and then a month later, I tragically lost my daughter at 20 weeks; everything looked different. "Success" meant nothing when catastrophe hit. I was simply a wife, friend, and makeup artist struggling to get from one day to the next. My life became a tornado of loss, fertility struggles and job frustrations. I felt hopeless, but I had to stay strong even when I wanted to crawl into bed and hide. There were days when the bravest thing I could do was simply get out of bed.....
a new path to recovery......
Everything I had been through led me to stop what I was doing and re-evaluate. I was frazzled and overwhelmed by all the terrible events I’d been through. My biggest goal was to find a way to not let life dismantle me in my toughest moments.
Out of fear that I would continue to burden my family and friends, I turned to online communities to seek comfort and guidance... with the promises that I would magically heal; or had huge guarantees that yielded very little reward. Those online communities and programs didn't account for who I truly was on a soul level.
During my toughest times, I learned to go easy on myself. Some days my idea of success meant all I could do is brush my teeth. During that time, I realized I needed more than superficial things to feel good. That led me on a path that included attempting yoga, meditation, journaling, and searching the entire self-help aisle at the bookstore. In that time I had to re-learn how to move through the world......how to breathe, how to care about life beyond the present moment, and how to laugh again.
how it all began...
I felt overwhelmed with the chaos and unexpected issues that came up everyday. Whether it was from work, life, marriage, or loss. Grief can hit you in a multitude of ways.
You hear people say frustrating platitudes like:
- “Just be positive”
- “Everything happens for a reason”
- "Get over it"
- "The pain will go away"
What I found is that most self help sites or systems only answer one need, and they make it seem like it is an “all or nothing” approach. Life is not like that.
Some days you can meditate, some days you need to sit on the couch with mac n’cheese and watch a funny movie. There is no miracle cure. It is a daily process.
I created the ultimate solution for myself by using self-development tools such as goal setting, journaling prompts, meditative coloring, and leaning into a community of like-minded people.
I want you to have this too ... because - and this is the big “hidden” SECRET - it’s critical to have easy-to-find and apply multiple approaches that work specifically for YOU.
" I Love This Community"
“I love this page. I love this idea. I love this community. It's uplifting and more than that, it's positivity in the form of support and love. I'm reminded to relax and breathe, while my sisters do the same. Possibly with a glass of wine or three. Together. Christina has created a place for us all. Where you are not lost. You are found.”
JOLIE SIMPSON | mom to twins
a complete toolkit for self-development
I created an extremely unique and effective membership community… along with a comprehensive program designed to help you manage painful emotions, unleash your creativity, shatter fear and self-doubt, and give you reliable support.
And best of all, I know you won’t possibly let grief overwhelm or engulf you ever again once you join us.
- No more binging on Netflix and mac n’ cheese for weeks on end.
- No more going through life alone and refusing invitations to join your friends.
- No more being hit by an emotional or situational tornado from every direction for the rest of your life with no way out.
Heal Your Heart Course Bundle
Discover how to reclaim your energy, life balance, and relationships after experiencing any kind of failure or loss. I'll show you how to find your true supporters and overcome limiting beliefs and self-talk holding you back from success
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Feeling stuck - like you’re just spinning your wheels and can’t move forward? This huge collection of tips, tricks, and resources helps you be more productive than ever - so you have time for family, friends, or your new creative project!
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Unexpected Gratitude Journal
Discover a new way to change your thoughts. Here’s a space where you can process, reflect on, understand, and transform your grief, loss, or sad emotions into the positive. Try it and see for yourself!
Receive a unique collection of 54 printable quotes in beautiful gold brush and script fonts. Pin by your desk for an instant Wall of Inspiration or frame and decorate your home or office. Insert in binders to brighten up a dull workspace
community details & bonuses
eBook Course Bundles
A library of my most popular eBook Course Bundles you can reach for help on any topic anytime and anywhere. Self paced and healing workbooks to help you move forward.
Exclusive Private Community
Daily inspiration, ask questions, share stories, and make connections in our exclusive private community. This is the heart of my site, and where you can connect with me personally.
Every month you receive weekly reflections, inspirational quotes and journaling prompts because it’s proven that taking time to journal improves our self-reflection & resilience.
Recieve 10 beautifully designed coloring pages and digital inspirational wallpapers every month to turn to when you need to quiet your mind, ease your stress, find a creative outlet and step out of the moment!
Instant Access to Meditation Audio Tracks and Yoga Videos
Download and listen to these calming mediations anywhere ... relax and strengthen your body and focus the mind with 24/7 access to our exclusive uplifting yoga videos.
A New Workbook Every Month
You will love the gorgeous images and design as you explore every one of these, all the most useful help condensed in one place and curated so you don't waste time searching for endless hours
"...Helped Me to Cope with the Pressures of Stresses of My Career"
The Best Unexpected's resources and inspirational messages have helped me to cope with the pressures and stresses of my career. The Best Unexpected is more than just a "feel better" site, it is a community and I find the stories of other's successes, ideas, tips and tricks so helpful. Thank you for creating such a valuable tool!
MELISSA STREET | award-winning make-up artist
You CAN begin to heal, move past all the hurt/loss, and feel happy again.
It’s time to say yes to...
Moving forward and not feeling overwhelmed (because you’ll be part of a loving community you can rely on)
Processing and understanding your grief (so you can finally start to feel inspired and happy again)
Learning how to be creative and growing through hard times while feeling supported - we are always there for you
- 10 Beautifully Designed Coloring Pages Per Month Value: $5.99
- 10 Digital Inspirational Wallpapers Per Month Value: $9.99
- Weekly Reflections & Inspirational Quotes with Journaling Prompts Value: $19.99
- Membership in Our Exclusive Private Facebook Group with Live Group Coaching Value: $297
- A new eBook Mini-Course Bundle every month Value: 12 X $47 = $564
- Full Library of Ebook Course Bundles Value 3 X $47 = $141
- 1hr meditation audio and 20 min yoga video Value: $24.99
- BONUS Gratitude Journal Value: $24.99
- BONUS Lifetime Planner Value: $24.99
- BONUS Inspirational Printables Value: $269
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The Best Unexpected has helped me through ending relationships no longer in alignment, breakups, career guidance and day to day ups and downs and really listens to what is going on! Reminds me that self-care is of the most importance!
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What I love most about The Best Unexpected is the amount of thoughtfulness and care Christina has weaved into every email, product, and post. Every inch of this program comes from a real and genuine place, which makes you feel safe and ready to grow!
She's been through so many events and situations that have allowed her to develop grace and empathy that is unmatched to any other healer, coach, or spiritual development teacher I know. When she looks you in the eye and says "I understand, I see you, I love you," she truly means it.
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Truly, our community is like no other. So please don’t be all alone
This is my promise to you:
If you use the eBooks, mini-courses, wallpapers, printables, meditations, and journals … and participate actively in our wonderful private Facebook Community and do NOT see a positive change in your life at the end of the first year, just send me a message to let me know.
I will give you a full 100% refund and we’ll still be friends.