Thankful for First Responders


Not a day goes by that I don’t see first responders heading out to calls and I wonder what type of situation they will encounter when they get to where they’re going. So I pray for them. When we’ve experienced traumatic events and are rebuilding our lives, we may have placed calls to first responders for help. I don’t know about you, but I’m very thankful for first responders. They often start the rebuilding process for individuals in crisis by stabilizing situations and conditions, so we can get back to normal. Continue reading “Thankful for First Responders”

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How to Get Through the Holidays

Octavio J. Garcia N—PEXELS

I had planned on getting this out sooner, but too many people have been going through the transition of friends, family members, and parents. So things have been a bit hectic. Part of rebuilding after traumatic events is learning how to get through the holidays when special dates of someone’s traumatic event or loss are now etched in Continue reading “How to Get Through the Holidays”

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Who is Influencing You?

Seems like we’re in and out of the process of rebuilding our lives. But no  matter what stage we’re in, we need to consider the influences in our lives and  how they are impacting our ability to rebuild our lives and move forward after traumatic events. Have you really thought about who is influencing you?—PEXELS

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Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis


Many people are rebuilding their lives after a cancer diagnosis, so I want to give you some tips for easing the “C” word diagnosis.  It’s a diagnosis that is handed out to often in the U.S. these days and it’s something that nobody wants to receive. The impact of a cancer diagnosis can very  Continue reading “Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis”

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I Just Lost My Job


One of the challenging losses that we may face in life is losing a job. No one is immune to this happening. The day when we have to tell others that I just lost my job can be stressful. Sometimes you can tell Continue reading “I Just Lost My Job”

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The Power of Words

Gerd Altmann
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What do words have to do with rebuilding our lives? Everything! The power of words cannot be overlooked, but sometimes we don’t realize the power that’s in our words. Continue reading “The Power of Words”

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