The Grieving Mornings

The Grieving Mornings

When your loss first occurs, you will be numb, and time will seem to run together. We often talk to people who sometimes say, “Today was a good day.” Meaning they were able to make it through without falling on the ground and falling apart. They got out of bed. Maybe...
I Cannot Say His Name

I Cannot Say His Name

I cannot bring myself to say her name. Just the thought of you can cause my heart to jump out of my chest.  I miss you so much. Grief can evoke various distinctive emotions in us, most of which we, as humans, are unfamiliar with.  The trigger can even simply be their...
I Just Want to Talk to Her One More Time

I Just Want to Talk to Her One More Time

I just want to have one more conversation. I need to tell you a few more things. I never got to tell you how important you were to me. I never got to say thank you for all that you did for me. I wish that I had one more day with you. Losing you was the most...
I Have Never Cried

I Have Never Cried

Why do the tears never come?  Crying is not grieving; tears may or may not be a sign of your grief. As grievers, we judge the progress of our grieving by the amount we cry. So often we meet clients who say, “But I’ve grieved already.” However, when we dig a little...
Are Grief and Sorrow the Same Thing?

Are Grief and Sorrow the Same Thing?

Every single person on this planet will go through periods of sadness in their life- happiness does not last forever, after all! When we talk about grief then there’s really no difference between sorrow and grief; while they both share similar definitions...
Advice People Give You

Advice People Give You

Myth #1 We Must Be Strong for Others On June 17, 2006, I received a call from my daughter, Brittani, that would change my life forever. My then ten-year-old nephew was missing near the river where my family was spending the Father’s Day weekend. In just three brief...