When we lose what we are used to, our mind focuses on the act of loss which causes us to overthink the situations at times. Sometimes it's hard to remove someone from our mind, someone who we used to talk to everyday and one day we just don't talk. Then, we go through a phase... Continue Reading →
Giving Space to Grief and Gratitude
As a new hope is on the horizon with COVID-19 vaccines and restrictions loosening, the last thing many of us want to do is attend to our grief. In fact, most of us want to run far from it into the joy and new life this next season is hopeful to bring. So often we... Continue Reading →
What is grief? Grief is a natural response to loss. You may experience difficult emotions, from shock or anger to disbelief, guilt, and profound sadness. It is important to note that the pain of grief can also disrupt your physical health, making it difficult to eat, sleep, or even think. It is all a normal... Continue Reading →
¡Todavia de pie!
¿Qué es el duelo? El dolor es una respuesta natural a la pérdida. Puede experimentar emociones difíciles, desde enojo hasta culpa y tristeza profunda. Es importante tener en cuenta que el dolor del duelo también puede afectar su salud física, dificultando la alimentación, el sueño o incluso el pensamiento. Todo es una reacción normal a... Continue Reading →
‘Tis the Season to Heal from Grief
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is always difficult, but it can be especially hard during the holiday season. When we think of holidays, we often think of family and without our loved one, we can be left with many overwhelming feelings. During this designated time of celebration, we may feel anything but... Continue Reading →
How Do I Know If I Should Go To Therapy?
I am often asked how do I know if I should go to therapy? This is an excellent question and odds are if you are asking yourself this, it is probably time to seek help. Of course we all have times in life when we feel overwhelmed, stressed out, and down. So if we all... Continue Reading →
Remembering September 11th: An Existential Reflection
Before 2001, the date September 11th held little to no context for most, apart from those few who perhaps celebrated a birthday or anniversary on the date. Everything changed after that fateful day in 2001. The world as we knew it shifted, and now it is a date that is universally recognized and charged with... Continue Reading →