Please Don’t Thank Me – Connect with My Grief.

Hand in the shape of heart with American flag in the center. Please Don’t Thank Me – Connect with My Grief.

When anyone thanks me for their service, I’ve got to admit that I get a little uncomfortable. After all, I served during peacetime. I was in my early 20’s, stationed primarily in Hawaii, and drove a Jeep Wrangler – I was living my best life. I actually should be thanking you, tax payers, for my … Read more

What Can We Gain from Loss?

How to Grow from Loss, Grief, Setback, and Struggle “How can you even talk about this without breaking down?”   I asked this humbly, sincerely, to a colleague who was sharing with me a story about losing her sister to suicide. This was in 2002. My younger brother, Dan, had just taken his own life. … Read more