The Five Stages of Moving Through Grief
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The Five Stages of Moving Through Grief

post traumatic growthWe are born to die. It’s a harsh statement but its truth cannot be questioned. In the US alone, according to the Center for Disease Control, almost 3 million people died in 2017, 864 per 100,000. Death is the inherent aspect of being alive, and it brings with it one...

The ABC’s of Coping During the Unprecedented Time of Global Pandemic

The-ABC’s-of-Coping-During-the-Unprecedented-Time-of-Global-PandemicWe are all living on uncharted terrain, rough and rocky and very unstable under our feet. It’s all unknown and unpredictable and this causes normal and natural fear and anxiety. We’re all creatures of habit and we like the known and predictable. Just as children do better with structure, routine,...

4 Easy Ways to Renew Your Life

4 Easy Ways to Renew Your LifeWe press the refresh button on our computer. How much more so do we humans need to refresh ourselves. We get stale and stuck and lose our joie de vivre, our zest for life. So, how do we add more vim and vigor to our daily lives and step into better...

How to Adjust to a New Normal

how to adjust to a new normalSomething precious and significant is taken from us. A death, an accident, a diagnosis, a broken marriage happens and loss and grief set in. We collapse into the ruins of disaster. Our current path is gone, flooded out by raging waters, sinking us into complete darkness. An envisioned future is...

4 Gifts To Carry Into the New Year

Gifts To Carry Into the New Year-Rebuild Life NowThe earth has started its next rotation around the sun and a new year is upon us.  And yet we haven’t left the awfulness of the past year behind. We’re still trudging forth in the throes of the pandemic war and all its casualties. It’s not going to look too...

How to Reap the Benefits of Post-Traumatic Growth

post traumatic growthI'm thrilled to write for the widely read, popular and inspirational site, Tiny Buddha. The subject of growth as an outcome of pain is near and dear to me as it encompasses my meaningful work in supporting people through grief and loss, and eventually in rebuilding their lives; and in...

Rebooting for the new year

rebooting for the new yearHi, I'm Harriet, and welcome to the Happy Minute. Today's the first day of autumn. And what does that symbolize, besides coming into the cold weather in a few months? How about looking at it as a time to reboot, refresh, decide how this year is going to look when...

Awe

Happy Minute AweHi, I'm Harriet, and welcome to the Happy Minute. We've all looked up at that dark sky at night when all the stars are out and thought it was just so beautiful and so calming. We've sat by the ocean and looked far out as if it was the end...

The Real Deal

The Real Deal tissue boxHi, this is Harriet, and welcome to the Happy Minute. I have this real neat box of tissues that has these great words on it. I'll show you if you can see - Imagine, Smile, Create, Amaze - and it got me thinking, are we really engaging in life in...

Manage Stress

Hi, this is Harriet and welcome to the Happy Minute. Stress. Last time we spoke about the idea of good stress, but when we think of stress, we really think of the negative aspects of it. Anxiety, the pressure, the overload. But as we said last time, we need stress....

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