Soothing Yourself When Distressed

We Need Ways to Soothe Ourselves There are so many difficult things in life that happen that cannot be changed. We have a lot of losses to grieve. What helps during these difficult times is taking the time to soothe, calm, and comfort ourselves in ways that help, not harm. We fall into these practices […]

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Losing Our Spiritual Footing

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I have the honor today of sharing a post, “Losing Our Spiritual Footing”, by my author friend, Georgia Shaffer*. Georgia and I met when Georgia was gracious enough to provide an endorsement of my book, Give Yourself a Break: Turning Your Inner Critic into a Compassionate Friend. Georgia and I also shared a rough last […]

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Secrets to Getting Through Tough Times – Be Compassionate with Yourself

Life is full of difficulties and times of crisis When our world has been thrown upside down we need to take special care of ourselves as well as be an advocate for ourselves. Some of the difficult experiences of life can’t be changed, but how we treat ourselves and care for ourselves while we are […]

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Secrets to Getting Through Tough Times – Part 2: Understanding Grief

So what really is grief? Isn’t just lots of crying?   That is such a normal question to ask. Grief is the process of letting go of someone or something that was deeply important to you. Grief is very different for each person, and comes in waves of ever changing emotions. If you don’t know […]

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Secrets for Getting Through Tough Times – Part 1: Grieve Well

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  We All Need to Learn How to Grieve Well Last week in my post, What’s My Secret? I shared how important it is to gently allow yourself to accept reality, with the compassionate help of God, yourself and others. That’s not all that helps…we need to learn how to grieve well.  “But, what do […]

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