3 Tips To Get Motivated When You Don’t Feel Like It

3 Tips To Get Motivated When You Don’t Feel Like It

Sometimes, as moms, we decide if we have had a successful day by how many things we get checked off of our to-do list. The problem is there are days we just don't feel motivated, so when our to-do list stays long, we get frustrated at ourselves. How do we get...

4 Ways to Show Your Partner They Matter

4 Ways to Show Your Partner They Matter

I’m finding in this season of my life that I’m witnessing lots of my friends and family members really struggle with connection with their partners. I’d like to share some ways with you to better manage challenging seasons in your relationship and ways to start...

4 Strategies to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

4 Strategies to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome is something that many of us women don’t talk openly about. There are so many negative beliefs that we come up against, especially while we scroll on social media. I can think of four times I need to overcome imposter syndrome: When I started a...

We disagree. Now what?

We disagree. Now what?

How do we sit with the aftermath (and for some, the grief) of knowing some of our friends and family members voted/think/believe differently than us? This question keeps popping up in groups on social media, and I thought it was worth addressing from the point of view of a couples therapist and healer.

Grief After 2020

Grief After 2020

We keep hearing the word “grief” brought up in the media in relation to death, but I believe we are only looking at it through a narrow lens. This year is teaching us a broader definition. I have come to understand grief to be an experience…

The Power of AND in Grief

The Power of AND in Grief

Can we grieve and feel joy? Can we be angry and love? Can we experience depression and laugh at something funny? Our gut response it typically yes to most of these questions; however, we often don’t allow ourselves the freedom to experience the power of AND in our lives.

Does Grief Cause Suffering?

Does Grief Cause Suffering?

2020 is teaching us more than we could have ever imagined about ourselves and life. Grief has been prevalent for most of us during these long months, whether we realize it or not.

I sought to answer another question during this time of such uncertainty, so I asked my online community: “Does grief cause suffering?”

What is Grief?

What is Grief?

What is grief? I sought out to answer this question beyond just something we experience after someone’s death.

The Story of a Grief Healer

The Story of a Grief Healer

I remember the first time someone called me a healer. I took it as a compliment similar to being told I was “pretty” or “nice”. I didn’t give it much weight, mainly because I didn’t quite understand or believe it.

No One Needs Four Vacuums

No One Needs Four Vacuums

“Mom’s dead.” There were a lot of other things said before and after this sentence, but this is the only sentence I can recall. A phone call in the middle of the night in Germany from my brother in the USA. I took an immediate flight with my husband that morning to be with my family in my mom’s home. This wasn’t expected. It wasn’t supposed to happen this way. My mom was supposed to visit for Christmas, to answer my questions about what my childhood was like as I raise two daughters, to be here for me.