Missing Your Parents During the Holidays Series: 7 Ways to Feel Better (Part 2)

Does the thought of therapy freak you out? Many therapists are the busiest during the holidays because many people find it so depressing! Are you convinced it doesn't help? How do you know if you've found the "right" one?

Re-occurring (bad) dreams

I have a re-occurring dream I think I would consider a nightmare. Is it here to remind us of how we spend our time here?

The difference between “dreams” & “visits”

How do you know when you're dreaming about your mom and dad or they're actually paying you a visit?

Playing Out Roles & Patterns

Sometimes, when you don't have parents anymore, not only do you have a big hole in your heart, but there's some big shoes to fill and no ones stepping in them anytime soon. You may begin to (or have been for a long time) play out roles or patterns with others.

Guest Blog Post: Too close together

My name is Sue, 45 year old from Illinois. In February of 2011 we lost our Dad and four months later our mom. I have to sisters 44 and 35...never thought this would happen so close together. Dad was sick for a while, but was taken fast., but our Mom was sudden. I cannot describe

The Power of Now Changed My Life

This book changed the way I saw everything. EVERYTHING.

Father’s Day Prep 2012: “Father’s What?”

How are you spending your father's day this year?

Guest Blog Post: “I Still Have Hope”

I received a guest blog post by someone who wants to remain anonymous. She is 16 and lost her dad recently to diabetes.

Missing Your Mom on Mother’s Day: Mothers Day Prep 2012 – Part Two

This weeks topic: To distract or dive in to feelings? That is the question. My advice: decide what kind of person you are and how you'd like to deal with this day.

Seriously, who am I supposed to get life advice from now?

By age 12, I had traveled alone to Texas & Brazil. By 15, I was traveling to New York City by myself frequently. At 17, I had moved out on my own. By 24, I had started my own business. I think it's safe to say that am no stranger to doing it alone... So now that my parents are gone, who gives the life advice?