I had a really nice chat with my deceased dad today. Now I’m all choked up and grateful. Some context: One year ago today my father released his long suffering body. I had received a message in a dream a few weeks earlier and changed my plans in order to fly across the country and see him before leaving to lead my retreat in Bali. It was clear to me from that visit that he no longer benefited from being in a body. I told him I loved him, and it was okay for him to leave. I … Continue reading
Tag Archives: grief
Life happens. I’m writing today because I see so many people are going through dramatic life events. A lot of my friends have joined me in the “dead dad club” this year, or suffered comparable losses.
Coping skills and positive thinking are awesome and helpful, and yet I really think we need to make some space to include the reality of grief and challenge as sacred and inevitable parts of our journey.
For that reason I’m going to be transparent about my own process… Continue reading
June was all about honoring my father and fulfilling his final wishes. Now it’s time to look towards life.
9 more weddings to Devin in Europe this Fall… Continue reading
Alzheimer’s, Argentine Tango, Stray Cats… or what I call “Welcome to April 2019.”I like to say the universe is a spiritual teacher that gets our attention primarily through issues of Health, Wealth and Love… for our own evolution.So here’s what’s really going on right now, and what I’m learning along the way… Continue reading
This year has been a real exploration of the depths of feeling love can bring up. Lots of tears. Lots of gratitude. Really difficult, but worth it. When your heart is breaking in a million pieces, that’s when life purpose becomes your life saver. Continue reading
Is positive thinking the answer? Not always.
Not all valid perspectives are happy perspectives.
Healing takes time. And if we want to help our friends and clients, we MUST respect the life cycle of grief.
I suspect many people stay stuck because their grief was never validated. Continue reading