Divorce is a Legitimate Choice

For many men and women in a wide variety of situations divorce is a legitimate and appropriate choice. Getting divorced is a process and consists of 3 main elements: Emotional Financial Legal Healing from divorce is not easy.  It is often a long and excruciating...

What to Say to Someone Who is Grieving

What do you say to someone whose life comes crashing down around them; whose life, as they knew it, is forever and profoundly changed? The first thing to really recognize is that when someone experiences the death of a loved one, the loss is so pervasive, the pain so...

Living Well with Chronic Illness

Living with chronic illness impacts one’s physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual well-being.  Living with chronic illness often causes one to feel helpless and hopeless, discouraged and isolated.  It can devastate one’s career and...

Illness–A Family’s Response

When a family member becomes ill, whether for a week, for a few months, or with a long-term or terminal illness, each individual has a reaction and the entire family unit has a reaction. Frequently I am asked by family members and by those who are ill, how to talk to...