Journal | Grief Support Network

Learning To Keep Memories Alive

How can we nurture relationships with the people we love, long after they have passed? In our society, we want to pack away memories of our loved ones lost; just ...
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Moving out of your comfort zone

Have you ever had one of those weeks (or months!) where life feels like it is coming at you from every direction?  When you want to shake your fists at ...
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How to Let Go of Things that No Longer Serve You

No one is saying it’s going to be easy, but we are happiest when we can let go of things that are no longer working in our lives. These things, ...
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A Different Kind Of Mothers Day

On May 16, 2011 Mothers Day took on a different meaning for me.  It was on that day our daughter Mia was stillborn at 20 weeks gestation. How do I ...
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8 ways to regain your confidence after difficult times

I am often surprised by how much we use the words "I am fine", as if we can magically be ok once we say this sentence.  Yet, the truth is, ...
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6 Words You Can Use To Help Your Friends Heal

“A best friend is the only one that walks into your life when the world has walked out.” During the last year, as I navigated through my grief, I was ...
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Being Mindful in Times Of Grief

Unfortunately, grief is as much a part of life as happiness. This sounds horribly glib, but I ask that you trust me on this truth.  You can’t have light without ...
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20 Ways to Practice Mindfulness

This month's topic has resolved around mindfulness and how it can play a part in our healing.  When I first tried to start incorporating mindfulness into my life, it seemed ...
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