On Grief and Growth: Strange New Inspirations and Insights

On Grief and Growth - Life Coaching with Teresa Young

Today I’m reflecting on how grief and growth may—as I’m discovering—meet in our lives. So I’ll hit you right up front with what feels deeply personal to me.

My mother had some awful surgery in late 2018, just before Hurricane Michael pounded my parents’ house and town. Then she declined and died three months later. And I’ve been immersing myself since in research on all things dying and death-related. If you know me, you know this is very different for me. Continue reading “On Grief and Growth: Strange New Inspirations and Insights”

Reflecting on Grief, That Age-Old Walk Through Dark Country

Reflecting on Grief - Life Coaching with Teresa Young

I’m reflecting on a setback I’m having right… now. And after a good day yesterday. A phone session with an inspiring new client, lessons with two super-fun students, an empathic hug from their sweet mom. Poker night with two of my sons and their ladies. Then, boom. Grief storm. I cried off and on all night.

And yet, I also know everything is OK. It’s just a natural expression of the yin and yang of all things, including grieving. Continue reading “Reflecting on Grief, That Age-Old Walk Through Dark Country”