October 5, 2017

When I was growing up, I watched my mother fill our home with personal development books.  Being an avid reader, curiosity got the best of me and I started to read them one by one. My very first encounter with the genre was Pulling Your Own Strings by Wayne Dyer. The following people sent me on a path of self-reflection through their written and spoken words:

1. Wayne Dyer “If you change the way you look at things, the things y...

May 16, 2017

“Those who said nothing were trying to not bring on more pain; those who said the wrong thing were trying to comfort, I saw myself in many of these attempts – they were doing exactly what I had done when I was on the other side.”

-Sheryl Sandberg


On June 3, 2015, Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg, shared her innermost thoughts about grieving her late husband in a Facebook...

April 18, 2017

I absolutely love the following quote by Hope Edelman. She is the author of six non-fiction books and she is an expert in the field of early mother loss. I have read Motherless Daughters and Letters from Motherless Daughters. Despite the fact that I lost my mother at the age of 30, her books were invaluable while I was going through the grieving process. 

“There is an emptiness inside of me -- a void that will never be filled....

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