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About Yvonne Racine

Yvonne Racine, Life Celebrant and Certified Grief Recovery Specialist®, is passionately committed to teaching people how to move through the changes of life so they can be free to live fully and enjoy life again. With 25 years of experience working with people in the transformation of their lives, Yvonne not only has the training to be a Grief Recovery Specialist but also has the experience necessary to see them through.

Grief and Aging

I have often said getting old isn’t for the faint of heart and the older I get the more I own the truth of that statement. I am only 63 as I write this. I

By | 2017-03-09T21:35:54+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Blog|

Independence and Grief

I tend to be a very independent person. Right from the time I was 2 years old I didn’t want to let anyone help me get dressed; I’m sure I provided some comedy for the

By | 2017-02-09T19:37:44+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Blog|

New Beginnings

As we enter 2017 we are reminded that life presents us with fresh new slates to create the story of our lives every single day. Life is full of potential, pregnant with possibility when we

By | 2017-01-03T19:53:30+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Blog|

More on Healing Through the Holidays

This season of celebration can be especially difficult after suffering the loss of a loved one. As you approach the holidays or any significant date after a loss it’s important to remember that intensified feelings

By | 2016-12-13T16:10:52+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Blog|

Grief and Self-Soothing

No matter how much information we acquire about grief, the bottom line is still that when we grieve we experience pain. The pain of grief includes a full range of experiences such as fear, sadness,

By | 2016-11-16T18:55:27+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Blog|

On The Meaning of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a cornerstone, actually a necessity in the healing process and is very much part of reconciliation after loss. There is a great deal of confusion and misunderstanding about what forgiveness really means however.

By | 2016-10-02T20:02:01+00:00 October 2nd, 2016|Blog|

Reflections on 63 Years

Celebrating 63 revolutions around the sun and I’m feeling a bit sentimental or nostalgic or something. It’s seems a bit surreal to think I’m 63, how did that happen? Ah yes, just another one of

By | 2016-09-03T18:28:46+00:00 September 3rd, 2016|Blog|