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Coping with grief and loss…

February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Is anyone else finding February an up and down month? I’m feeling more healthy and content than I have in a long time (thanks to more diligence with health and work-life balance strategies) and yet sad at the same time. On Friday night I found out that one of my friends has terminal stomach and lung cancer. It was a shock - sudden, completely unexpected and it’s aggressive. He went straight into palliative care. As I was sharing the news [...]

Lessons of Loss and Love

November 25th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Spending time with people who are approaching the end of life is an experience I’ve come to value for the way it helps me put things in perspective. As a result, I’ve discovered that when I approach the week just one day at a time, as you do when circumstance prompts you to remember that each one is a gift, it becomes easier to discern the important  things of life from the not so important. Here are five things I’ve [...]