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Commitment to Freedom

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

What is it to forgive but to say I have been hurt by something and now I must acknowledge the pain and make a commitment to myself that I will not let what happened hurt

Suicide and Grief, Time for a Deeper Conversation

September 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Next week is National Suicide Prevention Week. We have all been touched by suicide in one way or another and I think it’s important that we have some real discussion about the topic. Suicide and

Changing Perspectives

August 31st, 2017|0 Comments

As I’ve grown older, and hopefully wiser, I’ve come to realize how important it is for me to change those perceptions that do not serve my happiness, abundance and creativity. I say perceptions because it’s

Loss and Forgiveness

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Forgiveness is a hot topic when we do grief work, or any time really. There is often unfinished business in relationships of all kinds that involves the way we've been hurt by the actions or

Communication is the Key

June 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Broken hearts need to be heard, to be witnessed, to be loved. Communicating our pain is not an easy thing to do which is one of the reasons our relationships tend to be so challenging.

Grief and Beliefs

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

There are many kinds of losses that can trigger grief and there are many beliefs that can and do unnecessarily exacerbate the situation. Understanding how our beliefs can harm us is an important part of

Grief and Celebrating Lives

March 24th, 2017|0 Comments

I work with a lot of families as a Life Celebrant, helping them honour and remember their loved ones in ways that are right for them. There was a time when you pretty much had

Grief and Aging

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

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

The Life and Death of Douglas Moon

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

by guest blogger Christopher Moon Of the eight children in our family, my brother Douglas was the most troubling, if not the most troubled. When I was a young boy he was a lot of

Independence and Grief

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

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

New Beginnings

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

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

More on Healing Through the Holidays

December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

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