Tag Archives: Dealing with Loss and Grief

How Can a Life Coach Help People Deal with Loss and Grief? An Interview with Linda Blachman, Part One

A professional life coach offers guidance for loss and grief

Today SevenPonds speaks with Linda Blachman, a certified professional life coach, certified imagery guide and author. Currently based in Berkeley, California, she received her training from the Coaches Training Institute, Fowler Wainwright and The Hudson Institute. She holds a Master … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Find a Grief Support Group

Connecting with others dealing with loss can be a important part of the grieving process

Our Tip of the Week: Grief can feel incredibly lonely. In the process of coping with the death of a loved one, it’s common to feel alienated from everyday life and isolated from the people around you not currently dealing … Continue reading

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“You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up. And you come through. It’s like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly—that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.”

-Anne Lamott
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Our Weekly Tip: Dealin

g with the Sleeplessness That Accompanies Grief

After a major loss, it can be difficult to get a good night's sleep

Our Tip of the Week: It’s typical to experience disruptions in normal sleep patterns in the first few weeks and months of grief after a major loss. You may have trouble falling asleep, find yourself waking up throughout the night, or … Continue reading

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