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Hey, I’m Lisa.  I’ve lost both my parents to cancer in my 20’s. I share how I work through my grief. Have you lost your parents? I’d love to connect with you.

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Writings, Posts & Expressions

Podcast Episode #043: What is Parent Loss Coaching?

Does the loss of your parents get in the way of what you want to be doing or how you want to feel? Listen as we talk about parent loss coaching.

New Instagram Photo August 01, 2015 at 05:11AM

@goichonthego sent me an advanced copy of her book #14days - A #Mother and #daughter and a two-week #goodbye. Looking forward to reading it, thank you! #losingyourparents #14daysamemoir via Instagram

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Podcast Episode #042: How to Make Friends as an Adult

We'll talk about how to make friends as an adult, including where you can find like-minded people, social skills you can practice and bring to the table, and how to get over the awkward humps while friendship building.

Podcast Episode #040: Birthdays without Parents

We'll talk about birthdays without parents, the first birthday you have after your last parents dies + how to deal with the energy of subsequent birthdays.

Podcast Episode #039: Father’s Day & Mom’s Death Anniversary

About this episode: We'll discuss how Father's Day weekend went (for me and for you), discuss death anniversaries, how sometimes there's a bunch of triggering dates to deal with one after the next, and what you can do differently next year to prepare for the next Father's Day.

The Father’s Day Blues

Are you missing your dad on Father's Day? Are you looking for something to try to help you through the day? If you don't have a dad, Father's Day can be hard. Here's some resources .

New Instagram Photo June 19, 2015 at 03:56AM

@catcaperello's pop #losingyourparents via Instagram

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New Instagram Photo June 19, 2015 at 03:54AM

#losingyourparents to #cancer #cancersucks via Instagram

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Podcast Episode #038: Working at home & the toll grief takes on income

This one goes out to all the entrepreneurs and the folks who work from home! Since I have been working for myself since 2006, the death of my mom in 2009 effected me deeply and therefor effected my work and income at the time. I will tell my work back story and how to deal with grief while working for yourself (and make sure your income flow is moving in a positive direction!).

Podcast Episode #037: The Ache of Loneliness Without Your Parents

We'll discuss ways to relieve and take care of the body and mind's reaction to feeling lonely and the ache of loneliness without your parents.

Podcast Episode #036: Starting the wedding process without parents

Today I'll be talking about the start of our wedding planning process and how it's been effected by not having parents. I'll also be talking about same-sex marriage and how this adds an additional hurdle.

Podcast Episode #035: Dealing with Disappointment

Dealing with Disappointment: Inspired by emails I've received, we'll be exploring the feeling of disappointment and how to come to terms with a life that wasn't what you expected.