The Last Christmas

If I close my eyes, I can be there again. Twenty-one years ago. The darkness creeping in, a small Christmas tree on a coffee table, presents stacked to the side. It was a blessing that we didn’t know. We didn’t know it would be our last one together. The last...

Grief, Unannounced

Twenty years on, it still sneaks up on me. Grief. Unannounced. It catches in my throat. It’s the moment when I write the date, February 9th, and remember it’s his birthday. It’s the realization that twenty years ago today, February 14th, he was told the news that his...

Doing Hard Things

A critical part of getting through 2020 has been staying connected to a support system. It’s no surprise that my friends play a key role in it. At this point in the year, we have walked countless miles together sharing our thoughts, fears, ups, and downs through...

There Is No Silver Lining

Grief is not something we typically handle or understand well in North American culture. 2020 has unleashed a torrent of events that are leaving most of us experiencing loss of one kind or another. There has been loss of life, health, employment, income, financial...

Gimme a Break

In my experience coaching, training, and consulting for pharmaceutical and healthcare organizations, most people who work in the healthcare sector choose to do so because they believe they can help patients and make a difference. 2020 has amplified the challenges of...
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