What is on the Other Side of Grief?

What is on the Other Side of Grief?

It’s a false assumption that happiness is the opposite of grief. Well, let me clarify. Yes, happiness comes as we heal our grief, so does peace and joy. However, there is an ultimate experience that occurs, which scares people when they reach the other side of grief....

Expectations on How to Grieve

Expectations on How to Grieve

A major event happens in your life, maybe even to your family’s life, and while everyone is sharing their sympathy and support they are watching you...or at least that’s how it feels. Let’s be honest, there’s a little part of us that wants to see how people respond to...

Online Grief Shaming

Online Grief Shaming

As more and more people get comfortable sharing their deeper emotions about what’s going on in their lives, we are seeing a trend of online grief shaming. Sadly, people are finding that when they are open about a loss, change, or experience of grief there are those...

What is Hidden Grief?

What is Hidden Grief?

You may be wondering "What is hidden grief?" Look over these three scenarios and think about what they have in common: Scenario 1: A mom of two kids is really struggling this week. She can't take anymore questions or complaints from her family. She's doing everything...

The Cocoon of Grief: Transforming grief into empowerment

The Cocoon of Grief: Transforming grief into empowerment

Most of us know the life of a caterpillar, especially those who have read The Very Hungry Caterpillar by the late Eric Carle. A butterfly lays an egg, the caterpillar later comes out of the egg, eats a ton, builds a cocoon, hangs out in the cocoon while it’s body...

3 Things That Can Help You When Talking to Kids About Grief

3 Things That Can Help You When Talking to Kids About Grief

More and more parents and caregivers are looking for tools for talking to kids about grief. This topic is all around us nowadays. It’s important not only that we educate ourselves on the topic of grief, but also that we do the personal work so we are ready for these...

It’s Time to Talk About Grief

It’s Time to Talk About Grief

It's time to talk about grief. You might be thinking, Katie, why on earth do you keep talking about such a negative topic? We're used to you only talking about positive things. Well, someone needs to address the elephant sitting on the world. Someone needs to start...

Kick Imposter Syndrome to the Curb

Kick Imposter Syndrome to the Curb

I can think of at least three times in my life where I experienced imposter syndrome: Starting my private practice in my 20s Being a mom Moving to Germany and trying to act like I had a clue what I was doing I look back at these and laugh a bit now because I am not...

6 Steps to Combat Burnout

6 Steps to Combat Burnout

I have written about what to do to prevent burnout with self-care strategies, but what happens if you are in the throes of burnout. How do you get back on track? This is exactly what we’re going to talk about today because let’s face it, as women you hear about...

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...

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