Tag Archives: Gratitude

Conducting A Life Review Before Dying

Life reviews can be very beneficial for someone who is dying

It’s fair to say that realizing and accepting that we will all die is very difficult for most people. As we go through our day-to-day activities, it’s not something we are constantly thinking of. However, terminally ill people are constantly … Continue reading

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“Thank You” by Johnny Reid

Sometimes "Thank you" is the highest praise

When the heart is too full for words, the most sincere expression of love is often a simple offering of thanks. Johnny Reid completely captures this idea in his tender love song “Thank You.” His warm, soulful voice and the beautiful … Continue reading

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“Try to Praise the Mutilated World” by Adam Zagajewski

Funeral poem finds something to celebrate in the hardest of times

“Try to Praise the Mutilated World” (2002) by Polish poet Adam Zagajewski resonates with his characteristic themes of night; dreams; history and time; infinity and eternity; silence and death. By facing the world’s sorrow with clear eyes, yet turning again … Continue reading

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

A professional life coach offers guidance for loss and grief

This is part two of SevenPonds’ interview with Linda Blachman, a certified professional life coach, certified imagery guide and author (Read part one here). Currently based in Berkeley, California, Linda works with individuals in-person and by phone and Skype. She … Continue reading

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