Blog 2017-04-03T04:01:14+00:00

Journey to Self-Care and Emotional Wellbeing

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

For the past 30 years I have been on a quest to learn about and understand the emotional world. My fascination with the topic was motivated by my own challenges with emotional pain. At a

The Importance of End of Life Ceremony

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

There’s a rather disturbing trend today where more and more people are saying they don’t want any kind of funeral or celebration of life for them when they die or people simply choose not to

Finding Joy Again After Loss

January 12th, 2018|0 Comments

The journey to joy after a significant loss can seem impossible when we’re in the midst of our grief. We often think we’ll never be happy again because of what happened and we’re also told

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